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This river/stream site, maintained by the UPPER MERRIMACK RIVER LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Volunteer) (identifier UMMP), has the name "#2 WINNIPESAUKEE RIVER" and has the identifier UMMP-UMMP-02. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 01070002. 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 Merrimack County County, New Hampshire at 43.4455560000 degrees latitude and -71.6422220000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "GPS-Unspecified" and the accuracy is 15 m.
To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "UMMP-UMMP-02" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters
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.
For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide
|OrganizationFormalName||UPPER MERRIMACK RIVER LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Volunteer)|
|MonitoringLocationName||#2 WINNIPESAUKEE RIVER|
|MonitoringLocationDescriptionText||UPSTREAM OF RAILROAD TRESTLE ON RIVER RIGHT ADJACENT TO MILL REMNANTS ALONG RIVER BANK ABOUT A 3RD OF THE WAY INTO THE CHANNEL. UMMP SITE #2 IS A WHITEWATER REACH CHARACTERIZED BY SWIFT FLOWS, LARGE COBBLE, DEEP POOLS, AND STANDING WAVES AT HIGH WATER. THERE IS A RAIL TO TRAIL CORRIDOR ALONG RIVER LEFT AND BOTH BANKS HAVE SATISFACTORY RIPARIAN BUFFERS. VOLUNTEERS SHOULD BE WARY OF SWIFT FLOWS AND HIGH WATER AT THIS SITE.|