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Lower Potomac River (MDE_TMDL-TP23) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This estuary site, maintained by the TMDL Technical Development Program (identifier MDE_TMDL), has the name "Lower Potomac River" and has the identifier MDE_TMDL-TP23. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02070011. 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 St. Mary's County County, Maryland at 38.1544500000 degrees latitude and -76.5972830000 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 "MDE_TMDL-TP23" 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
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Not Assigned 2000 - 2000
Organics, Other 2000 - 2000
Organics, PCBs 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 MDE_TMDL
OrganizationFormalName TMDL Technical Development Program
MonitoringLocationIdentifier MDE_TMDL-TP23
MonitoringLocationName Lower Potomac River
MonitoringLocationTypeName Estuary
HUCEightDigitCode 02070011
LatitudeMeasure 38.1544500000
LongitudeMeasure -76.5972830000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 24
CountyCode 037
ProviderName STORET