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Rahway River (NJHDG-22) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This estuary site, maintained by the New Jersey Harbor Dischargers Group (identifier NJHDG), has the name "Rahway River" and has the identifier NJHDG-22. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02030104. 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. To learn more about water use in this watershed, you can go to the National Water Census Data Portal.

This site is located in Union County County, New Jersey at 40.5992600000 degrees latitude and -74.2685500000 degrees longitude using the datum UNKWN. 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 "NJHDG-22" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

Upstream and downstream stations

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.

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

OrganizationIdentifier NJHDG
OrganizationFormalName New Jersey Harbor Dischargers Group
MonitoringLocationIdentifier NJHDG-22
MonitoringLocationName Rahway River
MonitoringLocationTypeName Estuary
HUCEightDigitCode 02030104
LatitudeMeasure 40.5992600000
LongitudeMeasure -74.2685500000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName UNKWN
CountryCode US
StateCode 34
CountyCode 039
ProviderName STORET