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Water Quality Samples for Montana

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Questions or concerns about USGS data and data products in Montana and Wyoming can be directed to the Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center Data Management Section.

UPDATED July 25, 2022: The following stations are part of a short-term project and are scheduled to be discontinued on September 30, 2022 if alternative funding can not be secured.
  • 06192900 Dugout Creek near mouth, near Willsall, MT
  • 12355342 Hallowat Creek above Kletomus Creek, near Olney, MT
  • 12355347 Big Creek below Lookout Creek, near Apgar, MT

Please contact the Wyoming-Montana Science Center for more information.

USGS 06306300 Tongue River at State Line nr Decker MT

Big Horn County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10090101
Latitude  45°00'32.89", Longitude 106°50'09.40" NAD83
Drainage area 1,451  square miles
Gage datum 3,429 feet above NGVD29
Period of record
Begin Date End Date Samples
1985-10-16 2022-08-17 448
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Parameter
Code
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Date
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Parameter Code Complete Name
00004 127 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Stream width, feet
00010 429 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Temperature, water, degrees Celsius
00011 3 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Temperature, water, degrees Fahrenheit
00020 414 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Temperature, air, degrees Celsius
00025 296 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Barometric pressure, millimeters of mercury
00028 247 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Agency analyzing sample, code
00032 23 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Cloud cover, percent
00035 22 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Wind speed, miles per hour
00041 28 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Weather, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) code
00060 4 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Discharge, cubic feet per second
00061 434 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Discharge, instantaneous, cubic feet per second
00063 131 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Number of sampling points, count
00065 385 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Gage height, feet
00076 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Turbidity, water, unfiltered, nephelometric turbidity units
00095 436 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius
00191 300 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Hydrogen ion, water, unfiltered, calculated, milligrams per liter
00300 291 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter
00301 287 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, percent of saturation
00400 300 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units
00403 290 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 pH, water, unfiltered, laboratory, standard units
00405 285 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Carbon dioxide, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter
00419 93 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Acid neutralizing capacity, water, unfiltered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00447 38 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Carbonate, water, unfiltered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter
00449 7 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Bicarbonate, water, unfiltered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), laboratory, milligrams per liter
00450 32 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Bicarbonate, water, unfiltered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter
00452 47 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Carbonate, water, filtered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter
00453 76 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Bicarbonate, water, filtered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter
00572 2 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Biomass, periphyton, ash weight, grams per square meter
00573 2 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Biomass, periphyton, dry weight, grams per square meter
00600 59 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Total nitrogen [nitrate + nitrite + ammonia + organic-N], water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter
00605 143 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Organic nitrogen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00607 6 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Organic nitrogen, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00608 131 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Ammonia (NH3 + NH4+), water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00610 13 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Ammonia (NH3 + NH4+), water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00613 143 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nitrite, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00618 142 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nitrate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00625 53 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Ammonia plus organic nitrogen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00630 13 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nitrate plus nitrite, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00631 189 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nitrate plus nitrite, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00660 143 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Orthophosphate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as PO4
00665 159 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Phosphorus, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as phosphorus
00670 4 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Organic phosphorus, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as phosphorus
00671 143 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Orthophosphate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as phosphorus
00681 31 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Organic carbon, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00694 6 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Carbon [inorganic plus organic], suspended sediment, total, milligrams per liter
00900 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Hardness, water, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00904 89 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Noncarbonate hardness, water, filtered, field, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00905 272 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Noncarbonate hardness, water, filtered, lab, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00915 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Calcium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00925 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Magnesium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00930 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sodium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00931 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR), water, number
00932 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sodium fraction of cations, water, percent in equivalents of major cations
00935 302 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Potassium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00940 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Chloride, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00945 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sulfate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00950 289 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Fluoride, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00955 290 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Silica, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as SiO2
01000 205 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Arsenic, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01002 186 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Arsenic, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01005 121 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Barium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01007 186 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Barium, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01010 109 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Beryllium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01012 169 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Beryllium, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01020 61 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Boron, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01022 44 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Boron, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01025 121 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Cadmium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01027 136 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Cadmium, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01030 97 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Chromium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01034 136 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Chromium, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01035 25 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Cobalt, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01040 120 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Copper, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01042 136 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Copper, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01045 116 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Iron, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01046 186 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Iron, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01049 121 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Lead, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01051 135 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Lead, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01055 116 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Manganese, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01056 205 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Manganese, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01057 17 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Thallium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01060 17 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Molybdenum, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01065 113 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nickel, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01067 136 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nickel, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01075 37 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Silver, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01080 61 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Strontium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01085 17 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Vanadium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01090 118 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Zinc, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01092 136 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Zinc, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01095 17 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Antimony, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01105 155 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Aluminum, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01106 122 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Aluminum, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01130 49 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Lithium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01145 121 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Selenium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01147 186 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Selenium, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01300 21 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Oil and grease, severity, code
01305 22 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Suds or foam, severity, code
01320 20 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Floating garbage, severity, code
01325 22 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Floating algae mats, severity, code
01330 20 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Odor, atmospheric, severity, code
01340 20 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dead fish, severity, code
01345 19 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Floating debris, severity, code
01350 19 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Turbidity, severity, code
22703 17 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Uranium (natural), water, filtered, micrograms per liter
29801 273 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Alkalinity, water, filtered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, laboratory, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
30207 385 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Gage height, above datum, meters
30208 4 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Discharge, cubic meters per second
30209 434 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Discharge, instantaneous, cubic meters per second
31625 11 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Fecal coliforms, M-FC MF (0.7 micron) method, water, colony forming units per 100 milliliters
39036 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Alkalinity, water, filtered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, field, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
39086 97 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Alkalinity, water, filtered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
39720 10 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Picloram, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
39730 10 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 2,4-D, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
39740 10 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 2,4,5-T, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
39760 10 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Silvex, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
49570 6 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Particulate nitrogen, suspended in water, milligrams per liter
49954 2 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Biomass, periphyton, ash free dry mass, grams per square meter
50015 20 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Transit rate, sampler, feet per second
50280 33 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Site visit purpose, code
50286 5 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Mercury, water, unfiltered, nanograms per liter
62359 2 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Pheophytin a, periphyton, milligrams per square meter
62854 6 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Total nitrogen [nitrate + nitrite + ammonia + organic-N], water, filtered, analytically determined, milligrams per liter
62855 102 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Total nitrogen [nitrate + nitrite + ammonia + organic-N], water, unfiltered, analytically determined, milligrams per liter
63675 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Turbidity, water, unfiltered, broad band light source (400-680 nm), detection angle 90 +-30 degrees to incident light, nephelometric turbidity units (NTU)
63676 54 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Turbidity, water, unfiltered, broad band light source (400-680 nm), detectors at multiple angles including 90 +-30 degrees, ratiometric correction, NTRU
70300 193 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dissolved solids dried at 180 degrees Celsius, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
70301 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dissolved solids, water, filtered, sum of constituents, milligrams per liter
70302 299 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dissolved solids, water, short tons per day
70303 303 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dissolved solids, water, filtered, short tons per acre-foot
70331 245 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Suspended sediment, sieve diameter, percent smaller than 0.0625 millimeters
70950 2 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Biomass to chlorophyll ratio, periphyton, number
70957 2 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Chlorophyll a, periphyton, chromatographic-fluorometric method, milligrams per square meter
71845 13 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Ammonia (NH3 + NH4+), water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as NH4
71846 131 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Ammonia (NH3 + NH4+), water, filtered, milligrams per liter as NH4
71851 143 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nitrate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrate
71856 143 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nitrite, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrite
71886 2 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Phosphorus, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as PO4
71887 13 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Total nitrogen [nitrate + nitrite + ammonia + organic-N], water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrate
71890 18 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Mercury, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
71900 18 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Mercury, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
71999 65 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sample purpose, code
72104 108 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sample location, distance downstream, feet
72105 6 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sample location, distance upstream, feet
72219 5 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sampler nozzle material, code
72220 5 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sampler nozzle diameter, code
80154 252 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter
80155 248 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day
81904 10 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Velocity at point in stream, feet per second
82052 10 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dicamba, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
82183 10 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Dichlorprop, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
82398 313 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sampling method, code
84164 301 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sampler type, code
84171 109 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Sample splitter type, field, code
84182 6 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Bottle or bag sampler material (construction), code
90095 291 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, laboratory, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius
90410 234 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Acid neutralizing capacity, water, unfiltered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, laboratory, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
91157 29 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Suspended sediment, sediment mass recovered from whole water sample, dry weight, grams
91165 28 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Suspended sediment, between 0.063 and 4 mm sieve diameter, sediment mass analyzed for particle size fractions, dry weight, grams
99100 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Type of blank solution, code
99101 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Source of blank solution, code
99102 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Type of blank sample, code
99105 15 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Type of replicate, code
99111 98 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Type of quality assurance data associated with sample, code
99159 3 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Nitric acid NWIS lot number, 7.5-7.7 N, 2 mL, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q436FLD
99163 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 500 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q45FLD
99165 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 1000 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q47FLD
99166 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 2500 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q49FLD
99171 2 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 pH 10 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q122FLD, Q123FLD
99173 3 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 pH 7 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q126FLD, Q127FLD
99200 1 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Lot number, first, inorganic-grade water, number
99206 3 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 NWIS lot number, capsule filter, 0.45 micron
99870 46 2018-10-24 2019-09-17 Julian date, in-bottle digestion, ddd
 
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