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Pontys Creek (BMIC_WQX-PONTY) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan (Tribal) (identifier BMIC_WQX), has the name "Pontys Creek" and has the identifier BMIC_WQX-PONTY. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 04020203. 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 Chippewa County County, Michigan at 46.4186900000 degrees latitude and -84.6005900000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. 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 "BMIC_WQX-PONTY" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

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*
Biological 2013 - 2013
Information 2013 - 2022
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2013 - 2022
Microbiological 2013 - 2022
Not Assigned 2009 - 2013
Nutrient 2013 - 2022
Physical 2013 - 2022
*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 BMIC_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan (Tribal)
MonitoringLocationIdentifier BMIC_WQX-PONTY
MonitoringLocationName Pontys Creek
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Pontys Creek is a first order stream and is sampled below the golf course and where there is sediment deposition from upstream erosion.
HUCEightDigitCode 04020203
LatitudeMeasure 46.4186900000
LongitudeMeasure -84.6005900000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 26
CountyCode 033
ProviderName STORET