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Metadata Summary: USGS National Water Information System

Dataset Type: Monitoring/Sampling Data
Name of Data Source: USGS National Water Information System
Number of Water Resources Sampled: 61
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset): USGS_NWIS
Description of Datasource: As part of the Survey's program of disseminating water data to the public, the Water Resources Division (WRD) maintains a distributed network of computers and fileservers for the storage and retrieval of water data collected through its activities at approximately 1.4 million sites. This system is called the National Water Information System (NWIS).
Method of Transferring Data to the Atlas: Automated transfer via HTTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the Atlas: Daily
Data Current on Atlas as of: 3/18/2018 6:35:01 PM
Period of Record Within the Atlas: 10/25/1907 - 3/18/2018 5:30:00 PM
Disclaimer/Use Constraints: None

Custodian Information:
USGS National Water Information System
Water Resources of the United States

Contact Name: Sandra Kinnaman
Contact Phone: (407) 803-5541
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