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East Arctic Lake (SMSCGOV_WQX-50) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This lake site, maintained by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (identifier SMSCGOV_WQX), has the name "East Arctic Lake" and has the identifier SMSCGOV_WQX-50. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 07020012. 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 Scott County County, Minnesota at 44.7192172700 degrees latitude and -93.4564313700 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 "SMSCGOV_WQX-50" 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*
Biological 2006 - 2021
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2009 - 2021
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2009 - 2021
Nutrient 2006 - 2021
Physical 2006 - 2021
*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 SMSCGOV_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
MonitoringLocationIdentifier SMSCGOV_WQX-50
MonitoringLocationName East Arctic Lake
MonitoringLocationTypeName Lake
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Deepest point of lake is 30 feet on east side of 23 acre lake
HUCEightDigitCode 07020012
LatitudeMeasure 44.7192172700
LongitudeMeasure -93.4564313700
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 27
CountyCode 139
ProviderName STORET