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Cave Spring (FRESHWATER_INSTITUTE-Sacharuna Springs- Cave) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This spring site, maintained by the The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (Volunteer) (identifier FRESHWATER_INSTITUTE), has the name "Cave Spring" and has the identifier FRESHWATER_INSTITUTE-Sacharuna Springs- Cave. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02080201. 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 Highland County County, Virginia at 38.3645620000 degrees latitude and -79.4680570000 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 "FRESHWATER_INSTITUTE-Sacharuna Springs- Cave" 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*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1993 - 2018
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1993 - 2021
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1993 - 2021
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1993 - 2021
Microbiological 1993 - 2021
Nutrient 1993 - 2021
Organics, Pesticide 1993 - 2021
Physical 1993 - 2021
*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 FRESHWATER_INSTITUTE
OrganizationFormalName The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (Volunteer)
MonitoringLocationIdentifier FRESHWATER_INSTITUTE-Sacharuna Springs- Cave
MonitoringLocationName Cave Spring
MonitoringLocationTypeName Spring
HUCEightDigitCode 02080201
LatitudeMeasure 38.3645620000
LongitudeMeasure -79.4680570000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS Code (Pseudo Range) Standard Position (SA Off)
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 51
CountyCode 091
ProviderName STORET