National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program - South Platte River Basin

Appendix A: Column Descriptor List for NWIS Flat-File Format -- Surface-Water Sites

Para-  
meter |  Description   |  Units
Code

STAID - Station identification number
SNAME - Station name
DATES - Date sample was collected
TIMES - Time sample was collected
LATLG - Latitude and Longitude of collection site
MEDIM - Medium code (9=surface-water sample)
STYPE - Sample type (9=regular;7=replicate)
STATE - State code (08=Colorado;31=Nebraska;56=Wyoming)
CNTYC - State code+County code:

   Colorado
   08001 Adams
   08005 Arapahoe
   08013 Boulder
   08019 Clear Creek
   08031 Denver
   08035 Douglas
   08039 Elbert
   08041 El Paso
   08047 Gilpin
   08059 Jefferson
   08069 Larimer
   08073 Lincoln
   08075 Logan
   08087 Morgan
   08093 Park
   08115 Sedgwick
   08119 Teller
   08121 Washington
   08123 Weld
  
   Nebraska
   31007 Banner
   31033 Cheyenne
   31049 Deuel
   31069 Garden
   31101 Keith
   31105 Kimball
   31111 Lincoln
   31135 Perkins
 
 
   Wyoming
   56001 Albany
   56021 Laramie
  
  
EVENT - Hydrologic event (J=Storm;4=Snowmelt;9=Routine sample)
00010 WATER TEMPERATURE, DEGREES CELSIUS
00061 DISCHARGE, INSTANTANEOUS CFS
00095 SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE, US/CM @ 25 DEGREES CELSIUS
00300 OXYGEN, DISSOLVED, (MG/L)
00400 PH, WATER, WHOLE, FIELD, STANDARD UNITS
00418 ALKALINITY, WATER, DISSOLVED, TOTAL, FIXED ENDPOINT TITRATION, FIELD, (MG/L AS CACO3)
00608 NITROGEN, AMMONIA, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS N)
00613 NITROGEN, NITRITE, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS N)
00623 NITROGEN, AMMONIA PLUS ORGANIC, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS N)
00625 NITROGEN, AMMONIA PLUS ORGANIC, TOTAL, (MG/L AS N)
00631 NITROGEN, NITRITE PLUS NITRATE, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS N)
00665 PHOSPHORUS, TOTAL, (MG/L AS P)
00666 PHOSPHORUS, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS P)
00671 PHOSPHORUS, ORTHOPHOSPHATE, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS P)
00680 CARBON, ORGANIC, TOTAL, (MG/L AS C)
00681 CARBON, ORGANIC, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS C)
00689 CARBON, ORGANIC, SUSPENDED, TOTAL, (MG/L ASC)
00915 CALCIUM, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS CA)
00925 MAGNESIUM, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS MG)
00930 SODIUM, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS NA)
00935 POTASSIUM, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS K)
00940 CHLORIDE, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS CL)
00945 SULFATE, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS SO4)
00950 FLUORIDE, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS F)
00955 SILICA, DISSOLVED, (MG/L AS SIO2)
01000 ARSENIC, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS AS)
01002 ARSENIC, TOTAL, (UG/L AS AS)
01005 BARIUM, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS BA)
01007 BARIUM, TOTAL, (UG/L AS BA)
01010 BERYLLIUM, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS BE)
01025 CADMIUM, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS CD)
01027 CADMIUM, TOTAL, (UG/L AS CD)
01030 CHROMIUM, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS CR)
01034 CHROMIUM, TOTAL, (UG/L AS CR)
01035 COBALT DISSOLVED (UG/L) AS CO)
01040 COPPER, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS CU)
01042 COPPER, TOTAL, (UG/L AS CU)
01045 IRON, TOTAL, (UG/L AS FE)
01046 IRON, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS FE)
01049 LEAD, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS PB)
01051 LEAD, TOTAL, (UG/L AS PB)
01055 MANGANESE, TOTAL, (UG/L AS MN)
01056 MANGANESE, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS MN)
01060 MOLYBDENUM, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS MO)
01062 MOLYBDENUM, TOTAL, (UG/L AS MO)
01065 NICKEL, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS NI)
01067 NICKEL, TOTAL, (UG/L AS NI)
01075 SILVER, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS AG)
01077 SILVER, TOTAL, (UG/L AS AG)
01080 STRONTIUM, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS SR)
01090 ZINC, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS ZN)
01092 ZINC, TOTAL, (UG/L AS ZN)
01095 ANTIMONY, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS SB)
01105 ALUMINUM, TOTAL, (UG/L AS AL)
01106 ALUMINUM, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS AL)
01145 SELENIUM, DISSOLVED, (UG/L AS SE)
01147 SELENIUM, TOTAL, (UG/L AS SE)
04024 PROPACHLOR, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
04028 BUTYLATE, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
04029 BROMACIL, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
04035 SIMAZINE, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
04037 PROMETON, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
04040 DEETHYL ATRAZINE, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
04041 CYANAZINE, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
04095 FONOFOS, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
34253 ALPHA BHC, (UG/L)
34653 P,P' DDE, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
38442 DICAMBA, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
38482 MCPA, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
38538 PROPOXUR, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
38711 BENTAZON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
38746 2,4-DB, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
38811 FLUOMETURON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
38933 CHLORPYRIFOS, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
39032 PENTACHLOROPHENOL, TOTAL, (UG/L)
39341 LINDANE, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
39381 DIELDRIN, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
39415 METOLACHLOR, WATER, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
39532 MALATHION, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
39542 PARATHION, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
39572 DIAZINON, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
39632 ATRAZINE, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
39732 2,4-D, DISSOLVED, (UG/L) 
39742 2,4,5-T, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
39762 SILVEX, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
46342 ALACHLOR, WATER, DISSOLVED, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49235 TRICLOPYR, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49236 PROPHAM, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49291 PICLORAM, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49292 ORYZALIN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49293 NORFLURAZON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49294 NEBURON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49296 METHOMYL, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49297 FENURON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49298 ESFENVALERATE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49299 DNOC, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49300 DIURON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49301 DINOSEB, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49302 DICHLORPROP, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49303 DICHLOBENIL, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49305 CLOPYRALID, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49307 CHLORAMBEN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49308 3-HYDROXYCARBOFURAN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49311 BROMOXYNIL, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49314 ALDICARB SULFOXIDE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
49315 ACIFLUORFEN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
70300 SOLIDS, RESIDUE ON EVAPORATION AT 180 DEG C, DISSOLVED, (MG/L)
71999 SAMPLE PURPOSE, (CODE) (15=NAWQA sample)
80154 SEDIMENT, SUSPENDED CONCENTRATION, (MG/L)
81352 FILTER PORE SIZE, (MICRO-METERS)
82630 METRIBUZIN, (SENCOR), WATER, DISSOLVED, (UG/L)
82660 2,6-DIETHYLANILINE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82661 TRIFLURALIN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82663 ETHALFLURALIN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82664 PHORATE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82665 TERBACIL, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER,0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82666 LINURON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82667 METHYL PARATHION, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82668 EPTC, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82669 PEBULATE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82670 TEBUTHIURON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82671 MOLINATE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82672 ETHOPROP, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82673 BENFLURALIN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82674 CARBOFURAN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82675 TERBUFOS, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82676 PRONAMIDE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82677 DISULFOTON, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82678 TRIALLATE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82679 PROPANIL, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82680 CARBARYL, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82681 THIOBENCARB, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82682 DCPA, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L) 
82683 PENDIMETHALIN, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82684 NAPROPAMIDE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82685 PROPARGITE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82686 METHYL AZINPHOS, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
82687 PERMETHRIN, CIS, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE, (UG/L)
91063 DIAZINON D10 SURROGATE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE (PERCENT)
91064 TERBUTHYLAZINE SURROGATE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE (PERCENT)
91065 ALPHA D6 HCH SURROGATE, WATER, FILTERED, GLASS FIBER, 0.7 U, RECOVERABLE (PERCENT)
99105 REPLICATE, TYPE, (FIXED VALUE CODE)
                (10=concurrent;20=sequential;30=split;
                40=split-concurrent;50=split-sequential)
99111 QUALITY ASSURANCE DATA TYPE ASSOCIATED WITH SAMPLE
                (10=blank;30=replicate;40=spike;100=more
                than 1 type of QC sample)

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