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Bear Creek Kilometer 12.3 (TDECDOE-BCK 12.3) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This spring site, maintained by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (identifier TDECDOE), has the name "Bear Creek Kilometer 12.3" and has the identifier TDECDOE-BCK 12.3. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 06010207. 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 Anderson County County, Tennessee at 35.9746649 degrees latitude and -84.2781816 degrees longitude using the datum WGS84. 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 "TDECDOE-BCK 12.3" 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 1999 - 2004
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1999 - 2004
Microbiological 1999 - 2004
Nutrient 1999 - 2004
Physical 1999 - 2004
Radiochemical 1999 - 2004
*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 TDECDOE
OrganizationFormalName Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
MonitoringLocationIdentifier TDECDOE-BCK 12.3
MonitoringLocationName Bear Creek Kilometer 12.3
MonitoringLocationTypeName Spring
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Channelized portion nearest Y-12. A grim, blue-line stream at this point.
HUCEightDigitCode 06010207
LatitudeMeasure 35.9746649
LongitudeMeasure -84.2781816
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS Code (Pseudo Range) Differential
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 0
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName Unknown
CountryCode US
StateCode 47
CountyCode 001
ProviderName STORET