Real-time, continuous water-quality monitoring in Indiana and Kentucky

Fact Sheet 2015-3041
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Abstract

Water-quality “super” gages (also known as “sentry” gages) provide real-time, continuous measurements of the physical and chemical characteristics of stream water at or near selected U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) streamgages in Indiana and Kentucky. A super gage includes streamflow and water-quality instrumentation and representative stream sample collection for laboratory analysis. USGS scientists can use statistical surrogate models to relate instrument values to analyzed chemical concentrations at a super gage. Real-time, continuous and laboratory-analyzed concentration and load data are publicly accessible on USGS Web pages.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Real-time, continuous water-quality monitoring in Indiana and Kentucky
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2015-3041
DOI 10.3133/fs20153041
Year Published 2015
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Indiana Water Science Center
Description 4 p.
Country United States
State Indiana, Kentucky
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N