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Takoma Branch (FOSCWQ_WQX-SC_TB) site data in the Water Quality Portal

Data Provider: STORET (Learn more about Water Quality Portal Data Providers)

This river/stream perennial site, maintained by the Friends of Sligo Creek (identifier FOSCWQ_WQX), has the name "Takoma Branch" and has the identifier FOSCWQ_WQX-SC_TB. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02070010. 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 Prince George's County County, Maryland at 38.9733104600 degrees latitude and -76.9836044300 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 "FOSCWQ_WQX-SC_TB" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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

Upstream and downstream locations

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.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Nutrient 2004 - 2010
Physical 2004 - 2010
*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 FOSCWQ_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Friends of Sligo Creek
MonitoringLocationIdentifier FOSCWQ_WQX-SC_TB
MonitoringLocationName Takoma Branch
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream Perennial
HUCEightDigitCode 02070010
LatitudeMeasure 38.9733104600
LongitudeMeasure -76.9836044300
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
CountryCode US
StateCode 24
CountyCode 033
ProviderName STORET