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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 12323840 Lost Creek near Anaconda MT

Deer Lodge County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  46°09'40.77", Longitude 112°53'37.67" NAD83
Drainage area 26.5  square miles
Gage datum 5,100 feet above NAVD88
Period of record
Begin Date End Date Samples
2004-10-06 2022-08-17 223
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Parameter
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Parameter Code Complete Name
00004 53 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Stream width, feet
00010 223 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Temperature, water, degrees Celsius
00020 205 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Temperature, air, degrees Celsius
00028 30 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Agency analyzing sample, code
00041 8 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Weather, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) code
00060 1 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Discharge, cubic feet per second
00061 194 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Discharge, instantaneous, cubic feet per second
00063 52 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Number of sampling points, count
00065 202 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Gage height, feet
00095 215 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius
00191 143 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Hydrogen ion, water, unfiltered, calculated, milligrams per liter
00400 143 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units
00403 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 pH, water, unfiltered, laboratory, standard units
00405 72 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Carbon dioxide, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter
00681 77 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Organic carbon, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00900 137 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Hardness, water, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00905 61 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Noncarbonate hardness, water, filtered, lab, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00915 137 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Calcium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00925 137 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Magnesium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00930 72 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sodium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00931 72 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR), water, number
00932 72 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sodium fraction of cations, water, percent in equivalents of major cations
00935 72 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Potassium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00940 71 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Chloride, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00945 71 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sulfate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00950 71 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Fluoride, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00955 72 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Silica, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as SiO2
01000 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Arsenic, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01002 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Arsenic, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01025 135 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Cadmium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01027 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Cadmium, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01040 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Copper, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01042 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Copper, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01045 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Iron, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01046 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Iron, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01049 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Lead, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01051 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Lead, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01055 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Manganese, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01056 136 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Manganese, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01090 135 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Zinc, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01092 135 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Zinc, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
29801 72 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Alkalinity, water, filtered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, laboratory, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
30207 202 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Gage height, above datum, meters
30208 1 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Discharge, cubic meters per second
30209 194 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Discharge, instantaneous, cubic meters per second
50015 45 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Transit rate, sampler, feet per second
50280 54 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Site visit purpose, code
63676 142 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Turbidity, water, unfiltered, broad band light source (400-680 nm), detectors at multiple angles including 90 +-30 degrees, ratiometric correction, NTRU
70301 71 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Dissolved solids, water, filtered, sum of constituents, milligrams per liter
70302 62 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Dissolved solids, water, short tons per day
70303 71 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Dissolved solids, water, filtered, short tons per acre-foot
70331 142 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Suspended sediment, sieve diameter, percent smaller than 0.0625 millimeters
71999 14 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sample purpose, code
72104 1 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sample location, distance downstream, feet
72105 5 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sample location, distance upstream, feet
72219 51 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sampler nozzle material, code
72220 49 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sampler nozzle diameter, code
80154 142 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter
80155 128 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day
81904 30 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Velocity at point in stream, feet per second
82398 143 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sampling method, code
84164 143 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sampler type, code
84171 54 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sample splitter type, field, code
84182 54 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Bottle or bag sampler material (construction), code
90095 135 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, laboratory, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius
91157 31 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Suspended sediment, sediment mass recovered from whole water sample, dry weight, grams
91165 31 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Suspended sediment, between 0.063 and 4 mm sieve diameter, sediment mass analyzed for particle size fractions, dry weight, grams
99105 15 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Type of replicate, code
99111 27 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Type of quality assurance data associated with sample, code
99156 63 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Sulfuric acid NWIS lot number, 4.5 N (1:7), 1 mL, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q438FLD
99159 63 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Nitric acid NWIS lot number, 7.5-7.7 N, 2 mL, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q436FLD
99161 49 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 100 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q43FLD
99163 50 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 500 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q45FLD
99164 29 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 750 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q46FLD
99165 7 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 1000 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q47FLD
99171 52 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 pH 10 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q122FLD, Q123FLD
99172 19 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 pH 4 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q124FLD, Q125FLD
99173 51 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 pH 7 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q126FLD, Q127FLD
99200 1 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Lot number, first, inorganic-grade water, number
99206 62 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 NWIS lot number, capsule filter, 0.45 micron
99870 15 2018-10-16 2019-08-20 Julian date, in-bottle digestion, ddd
 
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