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SW079 (LUMMINSN_WQX-LUMMI0652) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation (Tribal) (identifier LUMMINSN_WQX), has the name "SW079" and has the identifier LUMMINSN_WQX-LUMMI0652. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 17110004. 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 Whatcom County County, Washington at 48.8346680000 degrees latitude and -122.5979220000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available. This site is at an elevation of 11.07 ft No vertical location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "LUMMINSN_WQX-LUMMI0652" 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*
Microbiological 2016 - 2016
*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 LUMMINSN_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation (Tribal)
MonitoringLocationIdentifier LUMMINSN_WQX-LUMMI0652
MonitoringLocationName SW079
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Outfall of Ferndale Wastewater Treatment Plant. Outfall is submerged but frequenty bubbling to the surface of the Nooksack River. Water samples are collected from the Nooksack River at the location of the submerged outfall. This site is occasionally sampl
HUCEightDigitCode 17110004
LatitudeMeasure 48.8346680000
LongitudeMeasure -122.5979220000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 11.07
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCollectionMethodName Topographic Map Interpolation
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAVD88
CountryCode US
StateCode 53
CountyCode 073
ProviderName STORET