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Firefly Creek Confluence: Minnesota River (USIOUX_WQX-FCC: MN River) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the Upper Sioux Community (Tribal) (identifier USIOUX_WQX), has the name "Firefly Creek Confluence: Minnesota River" and has the identifier USIOUX_WQX-FCC: MN River. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)07020004.

This site is located in Yellow Medicine County County, Minnesota at 44.7660400000 degrees latitude and -95.5157600000 degrees longitude using the datum WGS84. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available. This site is at an elevation of 863 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 "USIOUX_WQX-FCC: MN River" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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Upstream and downstream locations

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups

For a more detailed breakdown of data, go to the Monitoring Report at the EPA How's My Waterway Application

Characteristic Group Date Range*
Information 2018 - 2019
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2018 - 2019
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2018 - 2019
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2018 - 2019
Microbiological 2018 - 2019
Nutrient 2018 - 2019
Organics, Other 2018 - 2019
Organics, Pesticide 2018 - 2019
Physical 2018 - 2019
Physical, Habitat 2018 - 2019
Sediment 2018 - 2019
*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 USIOUX_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Upper Sioux Community (Tribal)
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USIOUX_WQX-FCC: MN River
MonitoringLocationName Firefly Creek Confluence: Minnesota River
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Firefly Creek Confluence with the Minnesota River
HUCEightDigitCode 07020004
LatitudeMeasure 44.7660400000
LongitudeMeasure -95.5157600000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 863
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCollectionMethodName Unknown
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName UNKWN
CountryCode US
StateCode 27
CountyCode 173
ProviderName STORET