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Lower Back River (MDEDAT09_WQX-XIF4450) 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 Risk Assessment Data (identifier MDEDAT09_WQX), has the name "Lower Back River" and has the identifier MDEDAT09_WQX-XIF4450. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)02060003.

This site is located in Baltimore County County, Maryland at 39.2408330000 degrees latitude and -76.4155550000 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 "MDEDAT09_WQX-XIF4450" 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

For a more detailed breakdown of data, go to the Monitoring Report at the EPA How's My Waterway Application

Characteristic Group Date Range*
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2000 - 2000
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2000 - 2000
Organics, Other 2000 - 2000
Organics, PCBs 2000 - 2000
Organics, Pesticide 2000 - 2000
Physical 2000 - 2000
*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 MDEDAT09_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Maryland Dept. of the Environment Risk Assessment Data
MonitoringLocationIdentifier MDEDAT09_WQX-XIF4450
MonitoringLocationName Lower Back River
MonitoringLocationTypeName Estuary
HUCEightDigitCode 02060003
LatitudeMeasure 39.2408330000
LongitudeMeasure -76.4155550000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Loran C
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 24
CountyCode 005
ProviderName STORET