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Spectacle Lake (BMIC_WQX-SPECLK) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This lake site, maintained by the Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan (Tribal) (identifier BMIC_WQX), has the name "Spectacle Lake" and has the identifier BMIC_WQX-SPECLK. 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 46.4607470000 degrees latitude and -84.6303180000 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-SPECLK" 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 2009 - 2022
Information 2009 - 2022
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2009 - 2022
Microbiological 2009 - 2014
Not Assigned 2005 - 2015
Nutrient 2009 - 2022
Physical 2009 - 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-SPECLK
MonitoringLocationName Spectacle Lake
MonitoringLocationTypeName Lake
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Spectacle Lake has one unpopulated basin located on the Reservation where the sample is taken. The other basin is not sampled and has a few houses. The rest of the lakeshore is owned by the forest service.
HUCEightDigitCode 04020203
LatitudeMeasure 46.4607470000
LongitudeMeasure -84.6303180000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 26
CountyCode 033
ProviderName STORET