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Right Side of the Balneario de Carolina (PR_BEACH_WQX-RW-21) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This beach program site-ocean site, maintained by the PUERTO RICO ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BOARD (identifier PR_BEACH_WQX), has the name "Right Side of the Balneario de Carolina" and has the identifier PR_BEACH_WQX-RW-21. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 21010005. 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 Carolina Municipio County, Puerto Rico at 18.4503600000 degrees latitude and -65.9967200000 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 "PR_BEACH_WQX-RW-21" 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 PR_BEACH_WQX
OrganizationFormalName PUERTO RICO ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BOARD
MonitoringLocationIdentifier PR_BEACH_WQX-RW-21
MonitoringLocationName Right Side of the Balneario de Carolina
MonitoringLocationTypeName BEACH Program Site-Ocean
HUCEightDigitCode 21010005
LatitudeMeasure 18.4503600000
LongitudeMeasure -65.9967200000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 72
CountyCode 031
ProviderName STORET