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Blw Govt Creek (MIDCOWATERSHED-927) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the Middle Colorado Watershed Council (Volunteer)* (identifier MIDCOWATERSHED), has the name "Blw Govt Creek" and has the identifier MIDCOWATERSHED-927. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)14010005.

This site is located in Garfield County County, Colorado at 39.5447000000 degrees latitude and -107.7815000000 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 "MIDCOWATERSHED-927" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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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*
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2016 - 2017
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2016 - 2017
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2016 - 2017
Physical 2015 - 2017
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

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Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier MIDCOWATERSHED
OrganizationFormalName Middle Colorado Watershed Council (Volunteer)*
MonitoringLocationIdentifier MIDCOWATERSHED-927
MonitoringLocationName Blw Govt Creek
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Rifle Creek north of Rifle, just below Government Creek confluence. Park at the skate park, sampling location is just upstream of a large left bend in the creek.
HUCEightDigitCode 14010005
LatitudeMeasure 39.5447000000
LongitudeMeasure -107.7815000000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolation-Digital Map Source
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 08
CountyCode 045
ProviderName STORET