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MN RIVER 266 (USIOUX_WQX-MN R 266) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This river/stream site, maintained by the Upper Sioux Community (identifier USIOUX_WQX), has the name "MN RIVER 266" and has the identifier USIOUX_WQX-MN R 266. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 07020004. 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 Yellow Medicine County County, Minnesota at 44.7839000000 degrees latitude and -95.5220300000 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 "USIOUX_WQX-MN R 266" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

Upstream and downstream stations

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.

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

OrganizationIdentifier USIOUX_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Upper Sioux Community
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USIOUX_WQX-MN R 266
MonitoringLocationName MN RIVER 266
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText MN River on 266th AVE, aka River Road or Gach Mi Upstream of large culvert alternate site to MN R 1, when MN R 1 is not accesible (due to flooding) popular fishing spot
HUCEightDigitCode 07020004
LatitudeMeasure 44.7839000000
LongitudeMeasure -95.5220300000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 27
CountyCode 173
ProviderName STORET