Water-quality data from real-time water-quality monitors are relayed to the Oregon Water Science Center in Portland through a cellphone telemetry data collection system. Data are transmitted from each station several times each day.
Real-time water-quality data provided from the Oregon Water Science Center website are 'provisional' and have not been reviewed or edited. These data may be subject to significant change and are not citeable until reviewed and approved by the U.S. Geological Survey. Real-time data may be changed after review for the following reasons:
Data are reviewed periodically to ensure accuracy. Each station record is considered provisional until the data are published. The data are usually published within 6 months of the end of the water year.
Data users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of the information before using it for decisions that concern personal or public safety or the conduct of business that involves substantial monetary or operational consequences.
Information concerning the accuracy and appropriate uses of these data or concerning other hydrologic data may be obtained from: