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GUNPOWDER CREEK, BOONE (NKUWATER-L08) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the Northern Kentucky University (identifier NKUWATER), has the name "GUNPOWDER CREEK, BOONE" and has the identifier NKUWATER-L08. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 05090203. 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 Boone County County, Kentucky at 38.9342440 degrees latitude and -84.7900790 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 "NKUWATER-L08" 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 1998 - 1998
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1998 - 1998
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1998 - 1998
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1998 - 1998
Microbiological 1998 - 1998
Nutrient 1998 - 1998
Organics, Other 1998 - 1998
Organics, Pesticide 1998 - 1998
Physical 1998 - 1998
*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 NKUWATER
OrganizationFormalName Northern Kentucky University
MonitoringLocationIdentifier NKUWATER-L08
MonitoringLocationName GUNPOWDER CREEK, BOONE
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText 536 & GUNPOWDER ROAD
HUCEightDigitCode 05090203
LatitudeMeasure 38.9342440
LongitudeMeasure -84.7900790
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Unknown
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName UNKWN
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 0
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName Unknown
CountryCode US
StateCode 21
CountyCode 015
ProviderName STORET