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Water Quality – Baseline Surface Water Monitoring Program

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Water Quality – Baseline Surface Water Monitoring Program

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Flag Key CSV Go to resource
Sample Point Key CSV Go to resource
Units Key CSV Go to resource
1998-2014 Master Baseline List CSV Go to resource

Additional Info

Field Value
Description

Water Quality in Ottawa’s Rivers and Streams is monitored by the City of Ottawa’s Water Environment Protection Program (WEPP) to provide up-to-date information on the condition of Ottawa’s surface water resources. 

Date First Published
Update Frequency
Annually
Accuracy

Dataset may contain outliers. Quality of data is dependant on a number of factors such as weather, correct instrument operation, accuracy of instrument, and human error.

Attributes

Data

Sampling Point – The code for the specific sampling site. See the “Sample Point Key” for more information regarding site locations.

Depth – The depth that the sample was taken at

Date Sampled – The day the sample was taken

Parameter – The specific parameter that was tested

Result – The numeric result of the test

Flag – A field that provides information about the result. See the “Flag Key” for more information.

Unit – The method of measurement of the result. See the “Units Key” for more information.

RDL – The Real Detection Limit

Project – The project number

Sample Point Key

Sampling Point – The code that corresponds to the sampling point field in the dataset

Description – A description of the location of the sampling site

Easting – The easting in MTM Zone 9, NAD83 (CSRS) of the site

Northing – The northing in MTM Zone 9, NAD83 (CSRS) of the site

Units Key

Unit_Type – The type of unit specified in the unit field in the dataset

Description – Describes the unit type.

Flag Key

Flag – A code that corresponds to the flag field in the dataset

Description – A description of the flag related to the test result 

Source
Author Corey Van Es, Greg Chapman
Author Email Corey Van Es, Greg Chapman
Maintainer Corey Van Es, Greg Chapman
Maintainer Email Corey Van Es, Greg Chapman

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