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South Platte River at Western Mutual Ditch (MWRD_WQX-SP-WM) site data in the Water Quality Portal

Data Provider: STORET (Learn more about Water Quality Portal Data Providers)

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 Western Mutual Ditch" and has the identifier MWRD_WQX-SP-WM. 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 Weld County County, Colorado at 40.2231800000 degrees latitude and -104.8586880000 degrees longitude using the datum WGS84. 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 "MWRD_WQX-SP-WM" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

Upstream and downstream locations

This map shows all Water Quality Portal stations that are 10 miles upstream (dashed dark blue) and 10 miles downstream (solid light blue) of this monitoring location (indicated by the large blue circle). The upstream and downstream functionality is provided by the National Linked Data Index, part of the Open Water Data Initiative.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2014 - 2019
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2014 - 2019
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2014 - 2019
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2014 - 2019
Microbiological 2014 - 2019
Nutrient 2014 - 2019
Organics, Other 2014 - 2019
Physical 2013 - 2019
*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-WM
MonitoringLocationName South Platte River at Western Mutual Ditch
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Travel west on Weld County Road 32.5, turn north onto County Road 23 before reaching river. Take 1st left onto dirt road and follow to Western Mutual Ditch maintenance road. Continue on ditch road until reaching South Platte River.
HUCEightDigitCode 10190003
LatitudeMeasure 40.2231800000
LongitudeMeasure -104.8586880000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
CountryCode US
StateCode 08
CountyCode 123
ProviderName STORET