Metadata Summary

USGS National Water Information System

Datasource Information

Dataset TypeMonitoring/Sampling Data
Name of Data SourceUSGS National Water Information System
Number of Waterbodies SampledNot Available
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 Transfer7/20/2024 10:46:25 PM
Period of Record Within the Atlas10/25/1907 - 7/20/2024 9:45:00 PM
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 Email
Contact URL