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Fort Story East (21VABCH-VA291001) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This beach program site-ocean site, maintained by the VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (identifier 21VABCH), has the name "Fort Story East" and has the identifier 21VABCH-VA291001. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02080108. You can learn more about what is happening in this HUC at the EPA's Surf Your Watershed site or at the USGS Science In Your Watershed site.

This site is located in Virginia Beach City County, Virginia at 36.9319440000 degrees latitude and -76.0375000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD27. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "21VABCH-VA291001" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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Upstream and downstream locations

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Microbiological 2003 - 2007
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier 21VABCH
OrganizationFormalName VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
MonitoringLocationIdentifier 21VABCH-VA291001
MonitoringLocationName Fort Story East
MonitoringLocationTypeName BEACH Program Site-Ocean
HUCEightDigitCode 02080108
LatitudeMeasure 36.9319440000
LongitudeMeasure -76.0375000000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS Code (Pseudo Range) Precise Position
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD27
CountryCode US
StateCode 51
CountyCode 810
ProviderName STORET