Data Provider: STORET (Learn more about Water Quality Portal Data Providers)
This river/stream site, maintained by the Ohio River Sanitation Commission (identifier 31ORWUNT), has the name "BIG SANDY R @ LOUISA KY. MP 20.3" and has the identifier 31ORWUNT-SR20.3M. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 05070204. 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. To learn more about water use in this watershed, you can go to the National Water Census Data Portal.
This site is located in Lawrence County County, Kentucky at 38.1711111 degrees latitude and -82.6347222 degrees longitude using the datum UNKWN. 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 "31ORWUNT-SR20.3M" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters
This map shows all Water Quality Portal stations that are 10 miles upstream (dashed dark blue) and 10 miles downstream (solid light blue) of this monitoring location (indicated by the large blue circle). The upstream and downstream functionality is provided by the National Linked Data Index, part of the Open Water Data Initiative.
For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide
|OrganizationFormalName||Ohio River Sanitation Commission|
|MonitoringLocationName||BIG SANDY R @ LOUISA KY. MP 20.3|
|MonitoringLocationDescriptionText||SIMPLE GRAB SAMPLE COLLECTED AT THE LOUISA, KENTUCKY, INTAKE OF KENTUCKY¶POWER CO., M.P. 20.3 (SAMPLE COLLECTED FROM TAP IN RAW WATER INTAKE LINE¶IN PUMPING STATION TO POWER GENERATING PLANT). ¶¶¶¶¶¶¶¶¶¶¶¶¶MIGRATED FROM LEGACY STORET AGENCY CODE (31ORWUNT) ON 22-SEP-00¶MAJOR BASIN NAME: SOUTHEAST ¶BASIN CODE: 050901¶MINOR BASIN NAME: BIG SANDY RIVER BASIN|