Metadata Summary for
USGS National Water Information System

Datasource Information
Dataset TypeMonitoring/Sampling Data
Name of Data SourceUSGS National Water Information System
Number of Water Resources Sampled69
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset)USGS_NWIS
Description of DatasourceAs part of the Survey's program of disseminating water data to the public, the Water Resources Division (WRD) maintains a distributed network of computers and fileservers for the storage and retrieval of water data collected through its activities at approximately 1.4 million sites. This system is called the National Water Information System (NWIS).
Method of Transferring Data to the AtlasAutomated transfer via HTTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the AtlasDaily
Date of Most Recent Data Transfer5/18/2024 11:36:23 PM
Period of Record Within the Atlas10/25/1907 - 5/17/2024
Disclaimer/Use ConstraintsNone
Custodian Information
Agency Name USGS National Water Information System Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center
Contact NameSandra Kinnaman
Contact Phone(407) 803-5541
Contact URL