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Effects of land-applied biosolids on water quality in the Jordan Lake Watershed

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Study Area and Data

Figure 1. Location of the precipitation gage and streamflow and surface water quality monitoring stations in Orange County, North Carolina (clickable with link to a Google Map of study area and monitoring sites).

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Table 1. USGS real-time precipitation and streamgage stations and surface and groundwater quality sampling stations.

Site Name USGS Station # Site Type and Data Period of record
Cane Creek Background Site Stations
Cane Creek near Orange Grove, NC
(Background site)
02096846surface water gage icon and surface water, water quality icon Real-time Streamflow Oct. 1989 - present
Surface Water Quality Oct. 1989 - present
OR-689 CAN-1
(Well in background field)
355932079115301ground water gage icon Groundwater Level and Quality Jun. 2011 - Mar. 2013
OR-690 CAN-2
(Well in background field)
355938079120601ground water gage icon Groundwater Level and Quality Jun. 2011 - Mar. 2013
Collins Creek Biosolids Application Site Stations
Raingage at Berry Andrews Rd near White Cross, NC 355637079122545precipitation gage icon Real-time Precipitation Mar. 2011 - May 2013
Collins Creek abv SR 1006 nr White Cross, NC
(Site upstream of biosolids application fields)
0209691590surface water gage icon and surface water, water quality icon Real-time Streamflow Feb. 2011 - May 2013
Surface Water Quality Mar. 2011 - May 2013
Collins Creek at Hwy 54 nr White Cross, NC
(Site downstream of biosolids application fields)
0209691611surface water gage icon and surface water, water quality icon Real-time Streamflow Feb. 2011 - May 2013
Surface Water Quality Mar. 2011 - May 2013
OR-685 COL-1
(Well in biosolids application field)
355629079121201ground water gage icon Groundwater Level and Quality Jun. 2011 - Mar. 2013
OR-686 COL-2
(Well in biosolids application field)
355609079123701ground water gage icon Groundwater Level and Quality Jun. 2011 - Mar. 2013
OR-687 COL-3
(Well in biosolids application field)
355603079122501ground water gage icon Groundwater Level and Quality Jun. 2011 - Mar. 2013
OR-688 COL-4
(Well in biosolids application field)
355559079122101ground water gage icon Groundwater Level and Quality Jun. 2011 - Mar. 2013