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#5 MERRIMACK RIVER STATE FOREST (UMMP-UMMP-05) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the UPPER MERRIMACK RIVER LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Volunteer) (identifier UMMP), has the name "#5 MERRIMACK RIVER STATE FOREST" and has the identifier UMMP-UMMP-05. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 01070006. 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 43.3330560000 degrees latitude and -71.6263890000 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-05" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

Upstream and downstream stations

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Detailed Metadata

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OrganizationIdentifier UMMP
OrganizationFormalName UPPER MERRIMACK RIVER LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Volunteer)
MonitoringLocationIdentifier UMMP-UMMP-05
MonitoringLocationName #5 MERRIMACK RIVER STATE FOREST
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText SITUATED ON THE MAINSTEM OF THE MERRIMACK RIVER IN BOSCAWEN DIRECTLY IN BETWEEN THE NH VETERANS CEMETERY ON RIVER RIGHT AND THE GOLDSTAR SOD FARM FIELDS ON RIVER LEFT. THIS IS A FLAT WATER SITE WITH SAND AND GRAVEL DOMINATING THE RIVER BED. THERE IS A CLUSTER OF LARGE BOULDERS IMMEDIATELY UPSTREAM ON RIVER LEFT THAT ARE ALWAYS VISIBLE. LOOKING DOWNSTREAM, THE BOSCAWEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH STEEPLE IS VISIBLE ABOVE THE TREELINE. THERE IS A SUITABLE RIPARIAN BUFFER ALONG RIVER RIGHT WITH A MARGINAL RIPARIAN BUFFER ALONG RIVER LEFT. THERE IS A LARGE BEND TO THE EAST IMMEDIATELY DOWNSTREAM.
HUCEightDigitCode 01070006
LatitudeMeasure 43.3330560000
LongitudeMeasure -71.6263890000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 15
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode m
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 33
CountyCode 013
ProviderName STORET