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Raritan River (OST_SHPD-NRSA1314-NJR9-0902) 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 USEPA, Office of Water, Office of Science and Technology, Standards and Health Protection Division (identifier OST_SHPD), has the name "Raritan River" and has the identifier OST_SHPD-NRSA1314-NJR9-0902. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02030105. 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 Middlesex County County, New Jersey at 40.5089000000 degrees latitude and -74.4661500000 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 "OST_SHPD-NRSA1314-NJR9-0902" 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, Minor, Metals 2013 - 2013
Organics, PCBs 2013 - 2013
PFAS,Perfluorinated Alkyl Substance 2013 - 2013
*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-NRSA1314-NJR9-0902
MonitoringLocationName Raritan River
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText {"epa_region": "2", "stream_order": "6", "site_type": "Urban"}
HUCEightDigitCode 02030105
LatitudeMeasure 40.5089000000
LongitudeMeasure -74.4661500000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
CountryCode US
StateCode 34
CountyCode 023
ProviderName STORET