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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 06324500 Powder River at Moorhead MT

Powder River County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10090207
Latitude  45°03'25.91", Longitude 105°52'42.16" NAD83
Drainage area 8,029  square miles
Gage datum 3,350.60 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
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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)
2018-10-10 15:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
6.8 3.5 676 283 3.26 1290 M  14.7 136 8.4   1.6 217   4 248 < 0.52 < 0.01 < 0.001 0.293 0.29 < 0.012 0.181 < 0.004                                                                                   0.99 8.0 209 0.81 220 939   717 1.28 93 < 0.013 1.30 < 0.003 205 157 10 3044   232 0.1745 0.0124   1
2019-07-15 15:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
27.5 30.0 674 751 4.33 1170 0.00001 7.0 101 8.2 8.4 1.3 133 159   124 < 0.88 < 0.01 0.002 0.317 0.32 0.050 0.815 0.016 5.04 383 281 236 94.4 35.8 117 2.59 39 4.86 29.6 426 0.30 9.29 1.0 7.4 43.1 186 < 0.020 0.80 < 0.060 0.36 < 1.0 14.4 1.6 18.9 18000 < 10.0 < 0.040 15.4 390 2.75 1.5 23.4 < 4.0 83 9130 13 1.8 2.2 148 1.32 21 104 1.20 1210 811 779 1640 1.10 89 < 0.013 1.40 0.008 1190 2410 10 3044 1160 178 0.9839 0.1047   1
2019-08-07 09:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
21.7 21.0 674 161 2.74 2460 0.00001 9.2 119 8.1 8.3 2.2 175 206   168 < 0.65 < 0.01 < 0.001 < 0.010 < 0.01 < 0.012 0.232 < 0.004 6.04 677 539 477 142 78.5 331 5.54 51 9.51 115 998 0.41 8.12 1.0 2.6 65.9 99.8 < 0.030 0.17 < 0.090 0.09 < 1.5 3.7 1.5 4.7 3830 < 20.0 < 0.060 2.56 109 < 1.20 2.0 6.2 < 6.0 17 2110 < 9 1.6 1.9 200 0.84 4.6 142 0.65 170 1840 1770 801 2.51 99 < 0.013 < 0.044 < 0.003 225 98 10 3044 2460 230 0.1797 0.0020 30.00 30
2019-09-11 14:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
17.8 17.5 673 183 2.83 1490 0.00001 8.3 99 8.3 8.4 1.2 116     142 < 0.41 < 0.01 < 0.001 < 0.010 < 0.01 < 0.012 0.041 < 0.004 4.58 481 365 302 102 55.0 161 3.19 42 6.58 48.7 564 0.28 2.77 0.65 0.9 46.4 44.6 < 0.010 0.02 < 0.060 < 0.06 < 1.0 E 1.1 0.88 1.5 438 < 10.0 < 0.040 0.36 19.5 3.04 1.2 2.0 < 4.0 < 4 225 < 6 0.71 0.9 179 0.86 5.2 120 0.41 E 18 1060 1010 524 1.44 96 < 0.013 < 0.044 < 0.003 40 20 10 3044 1500 185 0.0303 0.0011   1

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