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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.

To view additional data-quality attributes, output the results using these options: one result per row, expanded attributes.
Additional precautions are here.


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
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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Sample
Datetime
Time
datum
 
Time
datum
reliability
code
 
Sample
Medium
Code
 
Agency
Collecting
Sample,
Code
 



Temper-
ature,
water,
deg C
(00010)



Temper-
ature,
air,
deg C
(00020)


Baro-
metric
pres-
sure,
mm Hg
(00025)


Instan-
taneous
dis-
charge,
ft3/s
(00061)




Gage
height,
feet
(00065)
Specif-
ic
conduc-
tance,
wat unf
uS/cm @
25 degC
(00095)
Hydro-
gen
ion,
water,
unfltrd
calcd,
mg/L
(00191)



Dis-
solved
oxygen,
mg/L
(00300)

Dis-
solved
oxygen,
percent
of sat-
uration
(00301)

pH,
water,
unfltrd
field,
std
units
(00400)

pH,
water,
unfltrd
lab,
std
units
(00403)


Carbon
dioxide
water,
unfltrd
mg/L
(00405)
ANC,
wat unf
infl pt
titr.,
field,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(00419)
Bicar-
bonate,
wat unf
infl pt
titr.,
field,
mg/L
(00450)
Carbon-
ate,
wat flt
infl pt
titr.,
field,
mg/L
(00452)
Bicar-
bonate,
wat flt
infl pt
titr.,
field,
mg/L
(00453)

Organic
nitro-
gen,
water,
unfltrd
mg/L
(00605)


Ammonia
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
as N
(00608)


Nitrite
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
as N
(00613)


Nitrate
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
as N
(00618)
Nitrate
+
nitrite
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
as N
(00631)

Ortho-
phos-
phate,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00660)

Phos-
phorus,
water,
unfltrd
mg/L
as P
(00665)
Ortho-
phos-
phate,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
as P
(00671)


Organic
carbon,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00681)


Hard-
ness,
water,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(00900)
Noncarb
hard-
ness,
wat flt
field,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(00904)
Noncarb
hard-
ness,
wat flt
lab,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(00905)



Calcium
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00915)


Magnes-
ium,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00925)



Sodium,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00930)



Sodium
adsorp-
tion
ratio
(00931)

Sodium
frac-
tion
of
cations
percent
(00932)


Potas-
sium,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00935)


Chlor-
ide,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00940)



Sulfate
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00945)


Fluor-
ide,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00950)


Silica,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L as
SiO2
(00955)



Arsenic
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01000)



Arsenic
water,
unfltrd
ug/L
(01002)



Barium,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01005)

Barium,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01007)


Beryll-
ium,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01010)
Beryll-
ium,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01012)



Cadmium
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01025)



Cadmium
water,
unfltrd
ug/L
(01027)


Chrom-
ium,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01030)
Chrom-
ium,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01034)



Copper,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01040)

Copper,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01042)

Iron,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01045)



Iron,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01046)



Lead,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01049)

Lead,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01051)
Manga-
nese,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01055)


Manga-
nese,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01056)



Nickel,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01065)

Nickel,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01067)



Zinc,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01090)

Zinc,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01092)
Alum-
inum,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
ug/L
(01105)


Alum-
inum,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01106)


Selen-
ium,
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01145)


Selen-
ium,
water,
unfltrd
ug/L
(01147)
Alka-
linity,
wat flt
fxd end
lab,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(29801)


Gage
height
above
datum
meters
(30207)


Dis-
charge,
instan-
taneous
m3/s
(30209)
Alka-
linity,
wat flt
inf tit
field,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(39086)
Total
nitro-
gen,
wat unf
by anal
ysis,
mg/L
(62855)
Turbdty
white
light,
det ang
90+/-30
corrctd
NTRU
(63676)
Dis-
solved
solids
dried @
180degC
wat flt
mg/L
(70300)
Dis-
solved
solids,
sum of
consti-
tuents,
mg/L
(70301)


Dis-
solved
solids,
water,
ton/d
(70302)

Dis-
solved
solids,
water,
tons/
acre-ft
(70303)
Suspnd.
sedimnt
sieve
diametr
percent
<0.0625
mm
(70331)



Ammonia
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(71846)



Nitrate
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(71851)


Nitrite
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
as NO2
(71856)
Sus-
pended
sedi-
ment
concen-
tration
mg/L
(80154)
Sus-
pended
sedi-
ment
dis-
charge,
ton/d
(80155)



Sam-
pling
method,
code
(82398)




Sampler
type,
code
(84164)
Specif.
conduc-
tance,
wat unf
lab,
uS/cm @
25 degC
(90095)
ANC,
wat unf
fixed
end pt,
lab,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(90410)


Sus-
pended
sedimnt
mass,
grams
(91157)
Suspnd
sedimnt
mass
between
63 um &
4 mm,
grams
(91165)


Type
of
repli-
cate,
code
(99105)
Type
of
sample
related
QA
data,
code
(99111)
2018-10-24 07:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
6.5 0.0 670 248 2.78 720 0.00001 9.8 91 8.1 8.4 3.5 227   3 274         0.15         358 129 102 72.6 43.0 27.9 0.64 14 2.82 5.47 158 0.20 4.86                                                     256 0.85 7.0 230   4.1 458 453 306 0.62 85       34 23 10 3044 723 240 0.0276 0.0042   1
2019-04-24 07:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
12.3 13.0 670 445 3.29 647 0.00001 8.6 92 8.3 8.4 1.9                           305   106 60.2 37.5 27.3 0.68 16 2.94 5.08 153 0.19 6.41                                                     199 1.00 13         412 495 0.56 95       41 49 10 3044 656   0.0380 0.0018 30.00 30
2019-06-21 08:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
11.7 13.0 668 3230 7.23 232 0.00003 8.9 94 7.6 8.1 4.2                           110   24 24.9 11.6 7.19 0.30 12 1.12 1.34 33.4 0.10 8.83                                                     85.9 2.20 91         140 1220 0.19 96       60 523 10 3052 236   0.0591 0.0021   1
2019-07-24 08:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
23.8 20.0 672 393 3.32 526 0.00001 7.0 94 8.3 8.5 0.6 132 132   68 < 0.27 < 0.01 < 0.001 0.074 0.07 0.036 0.051 0.012 3.70 250 193 68 54.0 27.8 19.2 0.53 14 2.05 3.78 99.9 0.16 7.48 0.77 0.9 49.6 56.1 < 0.010 0.03 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.50 0.6 0.62 1.2 525 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.48 46.0 4.83 0.77 1.2 < 2.0 2 248 5 0.37 0.4 182 1.01 11 138 0.35 E 14 313 249 332 0.43 95 < 0.013 0.330 < 0.003 28 30 10   526 182 0.0238 0.0011   10
2019-08-13 07:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
19.4 11.5 676 224 2.78 641 0.00001 7.1 87 8.2 8.3 1.9 149     184 < 0.25 < 0.01 0.001 0.097 0.10 0.021 0.032 0.007 3.46 306 155 89 63.8 35.7 25.1 0.63 15 2.95 5.06 133 0.20 5.93 0.79 0.9 56.9 57.0 < 0.010 0.01 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.50 < 0.5 0.62 1.0 244 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.24 27.4 5.43 0.82 1.1 < 2.0 < 2 120 3 0.38 0.5 217 0.85 6.3 155 0.35 E 6.8 410 363 248 0.56 99 < 0.013 0.429 0.004 10 6.0 10 3044 643 217 0.0095 0.0001   1
2019-09-17 09:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
17.0 21.5 665 281 2.92 630 0.00001 10.0 119 8.3 8.5 2.0 211     244 < 0.29 < 0.01 < 0.001 0.104 0.10 0.030 0.047 0.010 3.36 305 105 86 62.7 35.9 23.5 0.58 14 2.98 4.76 129 0.21 5.65 0.73 0.9 52.5 55.8 < 0.010 0.03 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.50 < 0.5 0.61 1.1 491 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.42 48.9 15.8 0.86 1.2 < 2.0 2 230 4 0.40 0.5 219 0.89 8.0 207 0.40 E 14 401 385 305 0.55 74 < 0.013 0.459 < 0.003 35 27 10 3044 640 220 0.0286 0.0073   1

Water Quality Remark Code Description
< Less than
E Estimated