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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 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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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)

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)


Hard-
ness,
water,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(00900)
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)
Total
nitro-
gen,
wat unf
by anal
ysis,
mg/L
(62855)
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
sample
related
QA
data,
code
(99111)
2018-10-23 16:05
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
8.7 18.0 673 272 11.27 590 M  12.2 119 8.5 8.4 1.2         < 0.01       286 85 56.6 35.1 24.8 0.64 16 2.86 4.35 133 0.19 3.82                                                     201 3.44 7.7   382 381 281 0.52 94       2 1.5 10 3044 604 200 0.0016 0.0001 1
2019-04-23 15:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
8.5 22.0 672 222 11.02 702 0.00001 14.2 138 8.3 8.4 2.0                 330 122 63.6 41.7 31.5 0.75 17 4.83 6.64 172 0.21 4.45                                                     208 3.36 6.3     450 270 0.61 93       2 1.2 10 3044 711   0.0014 0.0001 1
2019-06-20 15:35
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
15.5 15.5 667 3300 15.19 332 0.00001 9.8 112 8.0 8.2 2.2                 156 40 34.1 17.1 11.6 0.40 14 2.31 2.01 55.5 0.12 8.51                                                     116 4.63 93     201 1790 0.27 88       7 62 10 3052 335   0.0066 0.0008 1
2019-07-23 15:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
19.0 36.0 677 686 12.24 319 0.00001 13.2 160 8.2 8.3 1.4 < 0.23 < 0.01 0.002 0.135 0.14 0.055 0.046 0.018 148 35 33.0 16.0 10.7 0.38 13 1.72 1.91 52.5 0.12 9.12 0.80 1.0 31.4 37.2 < 0.010 0.02 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.50 < 0.5 0.67 0.9 332 27.3 0.023 0.28 69.9 32.4 0.70 0.9 < 2.0 2 191 12 0.21 0.3 114 3.73 19 0.36 192 194 355 0.26 99 < 0.013 0.599 0.007 9 17 10 3052 323 114 0.0083 0.0001 1
2019-08-12 16:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
20.6 25.5 675 469 11.68 368 0.00003 8.2 103 7.6 8.1 6.3 0.24 0.09 0.014 0.074 0.09 0.140 0.073 0.046 171 43 37.4 18.8 12.5 0.42 14 1.87 2.16 61.1 0.14 9.54 1.6 1.9 39.0 42.2 < 0.010 0.01 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.50 < 0.5 < 0.40 0.7 238 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.17 210 198 0.77 0.9 < 2.0 < 2 107 3 0.33 0.3 128 3.56 13 0.41 230 221 291 0.31 99 0.109 0.326 0.044 8 10 10 3044 366 128 0.0070 0.0001 10
2019-09-18 09:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
17.5 10.0 675 382 11.49 507 0.00001 9.2 109 8.2 8.3 2.0                 240 76 49.2 28.5 24.1 0.68 18 2.71 3.67 107 0.17 7.81                                                     164 3.50 11     322 332 0.44 97       4 4.1 10 3044 518   0.0033 0.0001 1

Water Quality Remark Code Description
< Less than
M Presence verified but not quantified