TEXAS WATER SCIENCE CENTER - DATA & SPATIAL STUDIES

Regional Stream Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Website and Data Portal

Released: July 2015

Cooperator: USGS National Water-Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA)

Audience: General public, Academia, USGS staff

Base Data: Site information and data collected at 100 sites on small (wadeable) streams per regional study area

Link: http://txpub.usgs.gov/RSQA/

Press: Twitter

Web presence for NAWQA project, plus data download portal. Data includes both water-quality and ecological survey of habitat, algae, benthic invertebrates, and fish at all sites, and collection of streambed sediment for chemical analysis and toxicity testing. Simple query tool allows the user to explore and access data of interest. Ability to turn on/off data layers, change base map, identify features, plus the ability to download tab-delimited data from the project.