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Vernon draining adit #1 waste rock seep (UWP-VRN-ADT-01-WR) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This mine/mine discharge waste rock pile site, maintained by the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (Volunteer)* (identifier UWP), has the name "Vernon draining adit #1 waste rock seep" and has the identifier UWP-VRN-ADT-01-WR. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 14020006. 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.

This site is located in Ouray County County, Colorado at 37.9178200000 degrees latitude and -107.6560200000 degrees longitude using the datum WGS84. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available. This site is at an elevation of 11344 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 "UWP-VRN-ADT-01-WR" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

Upstream and downstream locations

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2014 - 2014
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2014 - 2014
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2014 - 2014
Physical 2014 - 2014
Radiochemical 2014 - 2014
*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 UWP
OrganizationFormalName Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (Volunteer)*
MonitoringLocationIdentifier UWP-VRN-ADT-01-WR
MonitoringLocationName Vernon draining adit #1 waste rock seep
MonitoringLocationTypeName Mine/Mine Discharge Waste Rock Pile
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Vernon draining adit #1 waste rock seep
HUCEightDigitCode 14020006
LatitudeMeasure 37.9178200000
LongitudeMeasure -107.6560200000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 11344
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCollectionMethodName Other
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName OTHER
CountryCode US
StateCode 08
CountyCode 091
ProviderName STORET