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Water Quality Exchange Web Template User Guide

This is a step by step guide to using the WQX Web Monitoring Data Entry Template for Physical/Chemical data to prepare your data for import into the WQX Web tool, and subsequent transfer to the STORET Data Warehouse. This guide does not provide instructions for use with the biological or habitat templates. This template will assist in properly formatting your data by providing lists of allowable values, as well as the necessary business rules detailing when various fields are needed. This template is meant to be an easy way to assemble or track your data, maintaining it in such a way so that it can be easily migrated to STORET.

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