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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 06307500 Tongue River at Tongue R Dam nr Decker MT

Big Horn County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10090101
Latitude  45°08'28.59", Longitude 106°46'16.88" NAD83
Drainage area 1,783  square miles
Gage datum 3,344.4 feet above NGVD29
Output formats
Parameter Group Period of Record table
Inventory of available water-quality data for printing
Inventory of water-quality data with retrieval
Tab-separated data, one result per row
Tab-separated data one sample per row with remark codes combined with values
Tab-separated data one sample per row with tab-delimiter for remark codes
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Parameter
Code
Count Begin
Date
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Date
Parameter Code Complete Name
00004 92 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Stream width, feet
00010 442 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Temperature, water, degrees Celsius
00011 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Temperature, water, degrees Fahrenheit
00020 429 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Temperature, air, degrees Celsius
00025 275 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Barometric pressure, millimeters of mercury
00028 274 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Agency analyzing sample, code
00032 89 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Cloud cover, percent
00035 87 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Wind speed, miles per hour
00041 154 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Weather, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) code
00060 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Discharge, cubic feet per second
00061 438 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Discharge, instantaneous, cubic feet per second
00063 94 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Number of sampling points, count
00065 298 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Gage height, feet
00070 33 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Turbidity, water, unfiltered, Jackson Turbidity Units
00095 432 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius
00191 349 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Hydrogen ion, water, unfiltered, calculated, milligrams per liter
00300 340 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter
00301 335 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, percent of saturation
00310 33 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Biochemical oxygen demand, water, unfiltered, 5 days at 20 degrees Celsius, milligrams per liter
00400 349 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units
00403 299 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 pH, water, unfiltered, laboratory, standard units
00405 349 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Carbon dioxide, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter
00410 81 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Acid neutralizing capacity, water, unfiltered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, field, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00440 36 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Bicarbonate, water, unfiltered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, field, milligrams per liter
00445 35 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Carbonate, water, unfiltered, fixed endpoint (pH 8.3) titration, field, milligrams per liter
00452 8 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Carbonate, water, filtered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter
00453 10 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Bicarbonate, water, filtered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter
00600 187 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Total nitrogen [nitrate + nitrite + ammonia + organic-N], water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter
00605 240 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Organic nitrogen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00607 4 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Organic nitrogen, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00608 82 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Ammonia (NH3 + NH4+), water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00610 158 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Ammonia (NH3 + NH4+), water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00613 82 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitrite, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00615 20 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitrite, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00618 82 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitrate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00620 20 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitrate, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00625 185 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Ammonia plus organic nitrogen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00630 158 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitrate plus nitrite, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00631 84 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitrate plus nitrite, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrogen
00650 22 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Phosphate, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as PO4
00660 82 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Orthophosphate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as PO4
00665 242 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Phosphorus, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as phosphorus
00666 3 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Phosphorus, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as phosphorus
00671 82 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Orthophosphate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as phosphorus
00681 71 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Organic carbon, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00689 69 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Organic carbon, suspended sediment, total, milligrams per liter
00694 4 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Carbon [inorganic plus organic], suspended sediment, total, milligrams per liter
00900 353 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Hardness, water, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00902 72 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Noncarbonate hardness, water, unfiltered, field, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00904 11 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Noncarbonate hardness, water, filtered, field, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00905 168 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Noncarbonate hardness, water, filtered, lab, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00915 353 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Calcium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00925 353 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Magnesium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00930 353 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sodium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00931 353 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR), water, number
00932 352 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sodium fraction of cations, water, percent in equivalents of major cations
00933 5 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sodium plus potassium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as sodium
00935 352 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Potassium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00940 352 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Chloride, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00945 352 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sulfate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00950 353 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Fluoride, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00955 353 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Silica, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as SiO2
01000 104 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Arsenic, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01001 8 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Arsenic, suspended sediment, total, micrograms per liter
01002 86 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Arsenic, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01005 58 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Barium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01007 57 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Barium, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01010 104 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Beryllium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01011 2 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Beryllium, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01012 86 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Beryllium, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01015 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Bismuth, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01020 209 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Boron, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01025 101 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Cadmium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01026 3 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Cadmium, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01027 84 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Cadmium, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01030 78 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Chromium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01031 6 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Chromium, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01034 84 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Chromium, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01035 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Cobalt, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01040 100 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Copper, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01041 9 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Copper, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01042 84 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Copper, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01044 7 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Iron, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01045 86 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Iron, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01046 242 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Iron, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01049 100 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Lead, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01050 8 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Lead, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01051 84 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Lead, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01054 10 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Manganese, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01055 86 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Manganese, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01056 104 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Manganese, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01060 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Molybdenum, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01062 7 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Molybdenum, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01065 100 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nickel, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01066 8 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nickel, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01067 84 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nickel, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01075 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Silver, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01080 25 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Strontium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01085 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Vanadium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01090 99 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Zinc, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01091 9 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Zinc, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01092 84 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Zinc, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01100 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Tin, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01105 65 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Aluminum, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01106 69 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Aluminum, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01120 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Gallium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01125 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Germanium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01130 36 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Lithium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01132 8 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Lithium, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01145 104 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Selenium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01146 6 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Selenium, suspended sediment, total, micrograms per liter
01147 86 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Selenium, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01150 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Titanium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01160 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Zirconium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01300 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Oil and grease, severity, code
01305 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Suds or foam, severity, code
01320 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Floating garbage, severity, code
01325 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Floating algae mats, severity, code
01330 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Odor, atmospheric, severity, code
01340 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Dead fish, severity, code
01345 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Floating debris, severity, code
01350 12 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Turbidity, severity, code
29801 168 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Alkalinity, water, filtered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, laboratory, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
30207 298 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Gage height, above datum, meters
30208 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Discharge, cubic meters per second
30209 438 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Discharge, instantaneous, cubic meters per second
39086 11 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Alkalinity, water, filtered, inflection-point titration method (incremental titration method), field, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
49570 4 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Particulate nitrogen, suspended in water, milligrams per liter
50015 14 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Transit rate, sampler, feet per second
50280 23 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Site visit purpose, code
50286 5 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Mercury, water, unfiltered, nanograms per liter
62854 4 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Total nitrogen [nitrate + nitrite + ammonia + organic-N], water, filtered, analytically determined, milligrams per liter
62855 57 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Total nitrogen [nitrate + nitrite + ammonia + organic-N], water, unfiltered, analytically determined, milligrams per liter
63676 2 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Turbidity, water, unfiltered, broad band light source (400-680 nm), detectors at multiple angles including 90 +-30 degrees, ratiometric correction, NTRU
70300 8 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Dissolved solids dried at 180 degrees Celsius, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
70301 352 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Dissolved solids, water, filtered, sum of constituents, milligrams per liter
70302 351 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Dissolved solids, water, short tons per day
70303 352 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Dissolved solids, water, filtered, short tons per acre-foot
70331 329 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Suspended sediment, sieve diameter, percent smaller than 0.0625 millimeters
70342 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Suspended sediment, fall diameter (deionized water), percent smaller than 0.0625 millimeters
70507 19 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Orthophosphate, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as phosphorus
71845 158 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Ammonia (NH3 + NH4+), water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as NH4
71846 82 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Ammonia (NH3 + NH4+), water, filtered, milligrams per liter as NH4
71851 82 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitrate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrate
71856 82 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitrite, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as nitrite
71865 11 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Iodide, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
71870 11 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Bromide, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
71886 55 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Phosphorus, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as PO4
71887 158 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Total nitrogen [nitrate + nitrite + ammonia + organic-N], water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter as nitrate
71890 46 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Mercury, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
71895 6 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Mercury, suspended sediment, recoverable, micrograms per liter
71900 59 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Mercury, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
71999 25 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sample purpose, code
72104 17 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sample location, distance downstream, feet
72105 66 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sample location, distance upstream, feet
72219 2 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sampler nozzle material, code
72220 2 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sampler nozzle diameter, code
80154 342 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter
80155 341 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day
81904 4 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Velocity at point in stream, feet per second
82068 8 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Potassium-40, water, filtered, picocuries per liter
82398 230 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sampling method, code
84164 204 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sampler type, code
84171 75 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Sample splitter type, field, code
84182 2 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Bottle or bag sampler material (construction), code
90095 299 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, laboratory, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius
90410 135 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Acid neutralizing capacity, water, unfiltered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, laboratory, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
91157 15 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Suspended sediment, sediment mass recovered from whole water sample, dry weight, grams
91165 15 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Suspended sediment, between 0.063 and 4 mm sieve diameter, sediment mass analyzed for particle size fractions, dry weight, grams
95902 15 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Noncarbonate hardness, water, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
99105 11 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Type of replicate, code
99111 52 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Type of quality assurance data associated with sample, code
99159 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Nitric acid NWIS lot number, 7.5-7.7 N, 2 mL, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q436FLD
99173 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 pH 7 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q126FLD, Q127FLD
99206 1 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 NWIS lot number, capsule filter, 0.45 micron
99870 4 2018-10-23 2019-09-18 Julian date, in-bottle digestion, ddd