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Back River (MDEDAT03_WQX-BR74) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This estuary site, maintained by the Maryland Dept. of the Environment Toxics Data (identifier MDEDAT03_WQX), has the name "Back River" and has the identifier MDEDAT03_WQX-BR74. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02060003. 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 Baltimore County County, Maryland at 39.2752780000 degrees latitude and -76.4444440000 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 "MDEDAT03_WQX-BR74" 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, Minor, Metals 2001 - 2001
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2001 - 2001
Organics, Other 2001 - 2001
Organics, PCBs 2001 - 2001
*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 MDEDAT03_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Maryland Dept. of the Environment Toxics Data
MonitoringLocationIdentifier MDEDAT03_WQX-BR74
MonitoringLocationName Back River
MonitoringLocationTypeName Estuary
HUCEightDigitCode 02060003
LatitudeMeasure 39.2752780000
LongitudeMeasure -76.4444440000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Unknown
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
CountryCode US
StateCode 24
CountyCode 005
ProviderName STORET