Water-quality data are available for both surface water and ground water. Examples of water-quality data collected are temperature, specific conductance, pH, nutrients, pesticides, and volatile organic compounds. Data are retrieved by category of data, such as surface water, ground water, or water quality, and by geographic area.
The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (WSRA): Protections, Federal Water Rights, and Development Restrictions
A report to Congress, by Cynthia Brougher, December 22, 2010
Updated October 2021