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National Water Quality Standards Database
Entry ID: EPA_WQSD

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Summary
Abstract: The National Water Quality Standards Database (WQSDB), is a single point of
access to EPA and state water quality standards (WQS) information. This Web
site provides access to several WQS reports that provide information about
designated uses, waterbody names, state numeric water quality criteria, and EPA
recommended numeric water quality criteria. The WQSDB allows users the ability
to compare WQS information across the nation using standard reports.

Related URL
Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Water Quality Standards Database Home
Page.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 76.63 S: 13.71  E: -61.48  W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dataset Title: U.S. EPA Water Quality Standards Database
Dataset Release Date: August 18, 2003
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C.
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Version: Release 4.0
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.epa.gov/wqsdatabase/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-05-30


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY    [Definition]
OCEANS >WATER QUALITY >OCEAN CONTAMINANTS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS
OCEANS


Project
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


Access Constraints
None


Use Constraints
None


Keywords
database
water quality standards
reports
mapping


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/water/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WATER QUALITY STANDARDS DATABASE CONTACT
Email: Ost.comments at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
Office of Science and Technology (4301T)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Country: USA


Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-08-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-08-29

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