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Penobscot River (OST_SHPD-NRS18_ME_10014) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the USEPA, Office of Water, Office of Science and Technology, Standards and Health Protection Division (identifier OST_SHPD), has the name "Penobscot River" and has the identifier OST_SHPD-NRS18_ME_10014. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)01020005.

This site is located in Penobscot County County, Maine at 44.8213300000 degrees latitude and -68.7037700000 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 "OST_SHPD-NRS18_ME_10014" 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*
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2019 - 2019
Organics, Other 2019 - 2019
Organics, PCBs 2019 - 2019
PFAS,Perfluorinated Alkyl Substance 2019 - 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 OST_SHPD
OrganizationFormalName USEPA, Office of Water, Office of Science and Technology, Standards and Health Protection Division
MonitoringLocationIdentifier OST_SHPD-NRS18_ME_10014
MonitoringLocationName Penobscot River
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 01020005
LatitudeMeasure 44.8213300000
LongitudeMeasure -68.7037700000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName UNKWN
CountryCode US
StateCode 23
CountyCode 019
ProviderName STORET