What is in the download?
Files are presented as zipped excel spread-sheets.
- • Mon_QRecords.csv
- • QRecords_Classification.csv
- • ReadMe.txt
- • River Q-Values.lyr
The Mon_QRecords spread-sheet contains all of the Historical Q Value data since 1971.
You can use this spread-sheet in combination with the ‘Search’ functionality on the Maps to locate
River Stations that may be of interest.
The QRecords_Classification spread-sheet contains the classification scheme applied to
the river water quality results, including Status.
The River Q-Values.lyr is a symbology file, which you can use to obrtain the same River Water Quality categories as is shown on EPA MAPS.
To maximise the benefit of this dataset please download the Biological Q Stations dataset as described in ReadMet.txt.
Now join the Mon_QResults table to the Biological Q Stations dataset based on 'EPALink' field in
Mon_QStations and 'StationID' in Mon_QRecords.csv.