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South Platte River at 160th Avenue (MWRD_WQX-SP-160) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the Metro Water Recovery (formerly Metro Wastewater Reclamation District) (identifier MWRD_WQX), has the name "South Platte River at 160th Avenue" and has the identifier MWRD_WQX-SP-160. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 10190003. 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 Adams County County, Colorado at 39.9869550000 degrees latitude and -104.8322930000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available. This site is at an elevation of 1513 m 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 "MWRD_WQX-SP-160" 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 2014 - 2021
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2014 - 2021
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1988 - 2021
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2014 - 2021
Microbiological 2009 - 2021
Nutrient 2009 - 2021
Organics, Other 2014 - 2021
Physical 1987 - 2021
*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 MWRD_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Metro Water Recovery (formerly Metro Wastewater Reclamation District)
MonitoringLocationIdentifier MWRD_WQX-SP-160
MonitoringLocationName South Platte River at 160th Avenue
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 10190003
LatitudeMeasure 39.9869550000
LongitudeMeasure -104.8322930000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 1513
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode m
VerticalCollectionMethodName Other
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName OTHER
CountryCode US
StateCode 08
CountyCode 001
ProviderName STORET