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Colorado Real-time Water Quality Surrogates

Specific conductance at 25 degrees Celsius


Specific conductance is a measure of the capacity of water to conduct an electrical current and is a function of the types and quantities of dissolved ions in water. As concentrations of dissolved ions increase, specific conductance of the water increases. Temperature also strongly affects the electrical conductivity of water; specific conductance compensates for this by normalizing measurements to what they likely would be if the water were 25 degrees Celsius.

Stations That Measure or Compute Continuous Specific conductance at 25 degrees Celsius

Click a station to view measurements of specific conductance at 25 degrees Celsius.

Station Name Station Identifier
Colorado River above Glenwood Springs, CO 09071750
Colorado River near Cameo, CO 09095500
North Fk Gunnison River above mouth near Lazear, CO 09136100
Gunnison River at Delta, CO 09144250
Uncompahgre River at Colona, CO 09147500
Uncompahgre River at Delta, CO 09149500
Gunnison River near Grand Junction, CO 09152500
Colorado River near Colorado-Utah State Line 09163500
Dolores River at Bedrock, CO 09169500
Dolores River near Bedrock, CO 09171100
Yampa River near Maybell, CO 09251000
Piceance Creek below Ryan Gulch, near Rio Blanco, CO 09306200
Yellow Creek near White River, CO 09306255

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