Groundwater Spring #3 (USIOUX_WQX-SPRING 3) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This spring site, maintained by the Upper Sioux Community (Tribal) (identifier USIOUX_WQX), has the name "Groundwater Spring #3" and has the identifier USIOUX_WQX-SPRING 3. 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 44.7588900000 degrees latitude and -95.5138000000 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-SPRING 3" 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 (Tribal)
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USIOUX_WQX-SPRING 3
MonitoringLocationName Groundwater Spring #3
MonitoringLocationTypeName Spring
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText This Spring is east of Spring #4. It is the historical Community drinking water site with a pipe and with the collection basin from 1938 (or older)
HUCEightDigitCode 07020004
LatitudeMeasure 44.7588900000
LongitudeMeasure -95.5138000000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 27
CountyCode 173
ProviderName STORET