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Des Plaines River @ Empress Casino (MWRDSTOR-WW 94) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (identifier MWRDSTOR), has the name "Des Plaines River @ Empress Casino" and has the identifier MWRDSTOR-WW 94. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 07120001. 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 Porter County County, Indiana at 41.3459500 degrees latitude and -87.1447500 degrees longitude using the datum UNKWN. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available. This site is at an elevation of 0 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 "MWRDSTOR-WW 94" 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*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2000 - 2001
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2000 - 2001
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2000 - 2001
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2000 - 2001
Microbiological 2000 - 2001
Nutrient 2000 - 2001
Organics, Other 2000 - 2001
Physical 2000 - 2001
Radiochemical 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 MWRDSTOR
OrganizationFormalName Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
MonitoringLocationIdentifier MWRDSTOR-WW 94
MonitoringLocationName Des Plaines River @ Empress Casino
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 07120001
LatitudeMeasure 41.3459500
LongitudeMeasure -87.1447500
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName UNKWN
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 0
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName Unknown
CountryCode US
StateCode 18
CountyCode 127
ProviderName STORET