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Purple Cliffs (BPMWQX-307-Purple Cliffs) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This cercla superfund site site, maintained by the Bonita Peak Mining (identifier BPMWQX), has the name "Purple Cliffs" and has the identifier BPMWQX-307-Purple Cliffs. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 14080104. 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 La Plata County County, Colorado at 37.2364708100 degrees latitude and -107.8682640000 degrees longitude using the datum WGS84. 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 "BPMWQX-307-Purple Cliffs" 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*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2015 - 2018
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2018 - 2018
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2015 - 2018
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2015 - 2018
Nutrient 2018 - 2018
Organics, Other 2018 - 2018
Physical 2018 - 2018
*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 BPMWQX
OrganizationFormalName Bonita Peak Mining
MonitoringLocationIdentifier BPMWQX-307-Purple Cliffs
MonitoringLocationName Purple Cliffs
MonitoringLocationTypeName CERCLA Superfund Site
HUCEightDigitCode 14080104
LatitudeMeasure 37.2364708100
LongitudeMeasure -107.8682640000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Unknown
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
CountryCode US
StateCode 08
CountyCode 067
ProviderName STORET