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Grindstone Lake West Cranberry Outlet (LCOWIS_WQX-GRSCR-1) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This canal drainage site, maintained by the Lac Courte Oreilles (identifier LCOWIS_WQX), has the name "Grindstone Lake West Cranberry Outlet" and has the identifier LCOWIS_WQX-GRSCR-1. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)07050001.

This site is located in Sawyer County County, Wisconsin at 45.9206100000 degrees latitude and -91.4435400000 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 "LCOWIS_WQX-GRSCR-1" 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

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Characteristic Group Date Range*
Nutrient 2010 - 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 LCOWIS_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Lac Courte Oreilles
MonitoringLocationIdentifier LCOWIS_WQX-GRSCR-1
MonitoringLocationName Grindstone Lake West Cranberry Outlet
MonitoringLocationTypeName Canal Drainage
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Discharge canal from Western most cranberry marsh.
HUCEightDigitCode 07050001
LatitudeMeasure 45.9206100000
LongitudeMeasure -91.4435400000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
CountryCode US
StateCode 55
CountyCode 113
ProviderName STORET