Back Creek tributary at Merrick Rd. (NJDEP_AMERICORPS-WABACK3) 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 NJDEP Americorps Program (identifier NJDEP_AMERICORPS), has the name "Back Creek tributary at Merrick Rd." and has the identifier NJDEP_AMERICORPS-WABACK3. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)02040201.

This site is located in Mercer County County, New Jersey at 40.1854580000 degrees latitude and -74.6231350000 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 "NJDEP_AMERICORPS-WABACK3" 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

For a more detailed breakdown of data, go to the Monitoring Report at the EPA How's My Waterway Application

Characteristic Group Date Range*
Information 2012 - 2012
Organics, Other 2012 - 2012
Physical 2012 - 2012
Physical, Habitat 2012 - 2012
Sediment 2012 - 2012
*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 NJDEP_AMERICORPS
OrganizationFormalName NJDEP Americorps Program
MonitoringLocationIdentifier NJDEP_AMERICORPS-WABACK3
MonitoringLocationName Back Creek tributary at Merrick Rd.
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText up and downstream of Back Creek tributary at Merrick Rd., downstream from tributary crossing with NJ Turnpike. Limited Parking; May be Private Property
HUCEightDigitCode 02040201
LatitudeMeasure 40.1854580000
LongitudeMeasure -74.6231350000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolation-Photo
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 34
CountyCode 021
ProviderName STORET