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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 12323250 Silver Bow Cr bl Blacktail Cr, at Butte, MT

Silver Bow County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  45°59'47.67", Longitude 112°33'48.56" NAD83
Drainage area 124.75  square miles
Gage datum 5,409.47 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
 




Stream
width,
feet
(00004)



Temper-
ature,
water,
deg C
(00010)



Temper-
ature,
air,
deg C
(00020)




Weather
WMO
code
(00041)


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

Number
of
sam-
pling
points,
count
(00063)




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

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

pH,
water,
unfltrd
lab,
std
units
(00403)
Nitrate
+
nitrite
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
as N
(00631)


Hard-
ness,
water,
mg/L as
CaCO3
(00900)



Calcium
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00915)

Calcium
water
unfltrd
recover
-able,
mg/L
(00916)


Magnes-
ium,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00925)
Magnes-
ium,
water,
unfltrd
recover
-able,
mg/L
(00927)



Sulfate
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00945)



Arsenic
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01000)



Arsenic
water,
unfltrd
ug/L
(01002)



Cadmium
water,
fltrd,
ug/L
(01025)



Cadmium
water,
unfltrd
ug/L
(01027)



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)



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

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


Gage
height
above
datum
meters
(30207)


Dis-
charge,
instan-
taneous
m3/s
(30209)



Transit
rate,
sampler
ft/s
(50015)



Site
visit
purpose
code
(50280)
Turbdty
white
light,
det ang
90+/-30
corrctd
NTRU
(63676)
Suspnd.
sedimnt
sieve
diametr
percent
<0.0625
mm
(70331)




Sample
purpose
code
(71999)
Sample
loc-
ation,
distanc
down
stream,
feet
(72104)
Sample
loc-
ation,
distanc
up-
stream,
feet
(72105)


Sampler
nozzle
mater-
ial,
code
(72219)


Sampler
nozzle
di-
ameter,
code
(72220)
Sus-
pended
sedi-
ment
concen-
tration
mg/L
(80154)
Sus-
pended
sedi-
ment
dis-
charge,
ton/d
(80155)
Vel-
city
at
point
in
stream,
ft/s
(81904)



Sam-
pling
method,
code
(82398)




Sampler
type,
code
(84164)

Sample
split-
ter
type,
field,
code
(84171)

Bottle
or bag
sampler
mater-
ial,
code
(84182)
Specif.
conduc-
tance,
wat unf
lab,
uS/cm @
25 degC
(90095)


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)
1 mL
4.5 N
H2SO4
preser-
vative
lot
number
(99156)
2 mL
7.7 N
HNO3
preser-
vative
lot
number
(99159)
100
uS/cm
KCl
conduct
stand-
ard lot
number
(99161)
500
uS/cm
KCl
conduct
stand-
ard lot
number
(99163)
750
uS/cm
KCl
conduct
stand-
ard lot
number
(99164)
1000
uS/cm
KCl
conduct
stand-
ard lot
number
(99165)



pH 10
Buffer
lot
number
(99171)



pH 4
Buffer
lot
number
(99172)



pH 7
Buffer
lot
number
(99173)
1800
uS/cm
KCl
conduct
stand-
ard lot
number
(99177)
Lot no.
first,
inor-
ganic
grade
water,
number
(99200)

0.45 um
capsule
filter
NWIS
lot
number
(99206)
Julian
date,
in-
bottle
diges-
tion,
ddd
(99870)
2019-10-07 10:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
24.0 13.0 13.0   45 12 2.87 989 0.00001 7.8 8.0 0.69 417 151 159 9.51 10.5 407 3.5 4.3 1.79 0.91 3.6 6.6 211 13.2 0.053 1.06 122 90.7 29.7 39 0.87 1.3 0.6 1001 < 2.0 83       3 5 2 0.24 3.70 10 3044 200 2 1000 0.0060 0.0010       40295 30715 30656 30724   20356 20316 20350     10062  
2020-03-24 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
24.0 4.2 5.0   38 24 1.78 1170 0.00001 7.8 8.0 0.81 506 183 195 11.9 12.7 507 3.0 4.3 1.72 1.04 4.0 8.4 375 22.8 0.053 1.22 161 108 35.3 48 0.54 1.1 0.1 1001 < 2.0 69       2 5 7 0.71   10 3044 10 2 1160 0.0174 0.0054 30.00 30   40299 30715 30713 30724   20356   20350     10062  
2020-04-13 10:35
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
24.0 3.7 -4.5   36 22 1.80 1060 0.00001 7.8 8.0 0.84 426 153 161 11.0 11.6 439 3.1 4.7 1.20 0.89 3.5 10.0 535 50.8 0.082 1.36 177 109 30.4 44 0.55 1.0 0.4 1001 E 2.8 84       3 5 8 0.78   10 3044 10 2 1050 0.0181 0.0029       40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350     10062  
2020-05-05 10:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
24.0 7.5 12.5   44 12 1.93 1210 0.00001 7.9 8.0 0.68 527 195 207 10.1 10.6 563 3.0 4.2 1.27 1.29 2.8 7.2 403 23.9 0.052 1.23 133 90.6 23.8 34 0.59 1.2 0.2 1001 < 2.0 86       3 5 7 0.83   10 3044 200 2 1200 0.0118 0.0016       40311 30763 30811 30724   20419   20350     10062  
2020-05-18 10:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
24.0 9.6 13.0   46 22 1.99 1230 0.00001 8.2 8.0 0.59 570 211 220 10.5 10.6 583 3.5 4.5 1.40 1.38 3.4 5.9 237 13.0 < 0.040 0.96 109 82.6 17.1 23 0.61 1.3 0.5 1001 E 2.5 89       3 5 2 0.25   10 3044 10 2 1250 0.0044 0.0005       40311 30763 30811 30724   20419   20350     10063 20201000
2020-06-01 10:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
23.0 12.5 15.5   38 21 1.94 1460 M  8.6 8.3 0.52 692 258 265 11.3 11.2 740 3.7 4.2 1.90 1.63 3.9 5.3 134 < 10.0 0.041 0.35 109 80.9 13.7 17 0.59 1.1 0.3 1001 < 2.0 94       3 5 1 0.10   10 3044 10 2 1480 0.0017 0.0001       40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350     10063 20201000
2020-07-13 10:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
17.0 14.2 15.5   45 7 2.18 1360 0.00001 8.1 8.0 0.74 635 236 244 11.4 11.6 669 3.3 4.1 1.28 1.16 3.1 5.5 199 < 10.0 < 0.040 0.58 124 102 17.7 24 0.66 1.3 0.1 1001 < 2.0 87       3 5 3 0.37   10 3044 10 2 1370 0.0067 0.0009       40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350     10063 20201000
2020-08-17 10:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
14.0 15.4 27.0   18 12 1.94 1390 0.00001 8.0 8.0 0.76 654 242 241 12.2 12.4 651 3.3 3.4 1.12 0.76 2.8 4.6 86.8 < 10.0 0.059 0.54 78.0 58.0 22.0 28 0.59 0.50 0.1 1001 < 2.0 65       3 5 1 0.05   10 3044 10 2 1400 0.0040 0.0014       40311 30763 30811   30857 20419   20350     10063 20201000
2020-10-13 11:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
21.0 9.1 9.0     10   1330 0.00002 7.7 7.9 0.88 620 229 235 11.8 12.4 618 3.1 3.1 0.926 0.85 2.3 5.0 135 7.8 < 0.040 0.90 88.6 61.7 29.9 36     0.2 1001 < 2.0 66       3 5 13     10 3045 10 2 1330 0.0334 0.0114       40311 30763 30811   30857 20419 20379 20398     10063 20201000
2021-03-22 11:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
20.0 3.7 4.0     18   1440 0.00001 7.9 7.9 0.72 659 245 259 11.7 12.2 679 2.5 3.5 1.61 0.79 3.5 8.8 276 46.7 0.095 1.09 125 115 32.9 41     0.1 1001 E 2.1 74       3 5 6     10 3044 10 2 1410 0.0100 0.0026 30.00 30   40327 30862 30870   30857 20451   20398     10063 20210000
2021-04-12 10:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
22.0 3.1 1.0     20   1380 0.00001 7.9 7.9 0.77 625 231 246 11.4 11.9 656 2.5 3.9 1.38 0.65 2.7 8.7 387 17.7 0.047 1.70 143 110 25.4 39     0.2 1001 E 2.6 82       3 5 7     10 3044 10 2 1380 0.0170 0.0031       40327 30862 30870   30857 20480   20422     10063 20211000
2021-05-04 11:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
22.0 10.5 11.0     11   1480 0.00001 7.9 8.0 0.49 710 268 260 10.1 10.6 742 2.5 3.4 1.39 0.85 2.4 5.6 275 7.5 0.045 0.64 60.7 47.2 14.1 19     0.3 1001 < 2.0 85       3 5 4     10 3044 10 2 1470 0.0060 0.0009       40327 30862 30870   30857 20480   20422     10067 20211000
2021-05-17 11:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
25.0 12.5 22.0     25   1340 0.00002 7.7 8.0 0.65 634 237 222 10.0 10.7 631 2.7 3.1 1.43 0.81 2.5 4.8 163 13.6 0.118 0.68 60.8 48.9 27.7 32     0.1 1001 < 2.0 84       3 5 3     10 3044 10 2 1350 0.0050 0.0008       40332 30862 30870   30857 20480   20422     10067 20211000
2021-06-07 10:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
21.0 13.5 16.0     12   1150 0.00001 8.1 8.0 0.67 483 177 176 10.2 10.1 481 2.4 3.2 0.852 0.72 2.0 5.4 125 < 5.0 0.083 0.57 53.0 40.2 21.7 30     0.2 1001 < 2.0 86       3 5 3     10 3044 10 2 1160 0.0043 0.0006       40332 30914 30870   30857 20480   20529     10067 20211000
2021-07-12 10:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
9.00 17.0 27.0     9   1180 0.00002 7.8 7.9 0.82 555 209 199 8.23 8.63 541 2.1 2.7 1.01 0.69 1.7 3.9 97.3 8.0 0.081 0.82 42.5 31.7 13.9 18     0.1 1001 < 2.0 86       3 5 2     10 3044 10 2 1180 0.0036 0.0005       40332 30914   30922 30857 20480   20529     10067 20211000
2021-08-16 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
14.0 18.1 25.0 1   12   1610 0.00002 7.7 7.9   754 283 292 11.3 11.8 797 3.1 3.7 1.69 0.79 2.6 4.7 82.7 < 5.0 0.105 0.87 52.1 37.0 27.5 31     0.1 1001 < 2.0   10.00   0.0 3 5       10 3044 10 2 1610         40336 40332 30926 30870 30922 30878 20480   20529   81818 10067 20211000
2021-10-12 11:00
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
23.0 14.6 -1.0 2 22 11 1.68 1590 0.00002 7.7 7.9 0.84 793 301 300 10.2 10.3 729 3.1 3.4 1.29 0.95 1.8 4.1 66.0 5.6 0.073 0.58 40.7 37.6 24.6 29 0.51 0.63 0.1 1001 < 2.0 84       3 5 2 0.12   10 3044 10 2 1610 0.0032 0.0005       40339 30926   30922 30857 20480 20468 20529     10067 20211000
2022-03-22 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
23.5 6.6 5.0 1   10   1300 0.00003 7.5   0.74                                             0.0 1001 < 2.0 78 10.00 2.0   3 5 2     10 3044 30 2   0.0055 0.0012 30.00 30   40339 30938   30939   20564   20489 31010   10072  
2022-04-18 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
22.0 5.4 4.0 2   20   1470 0.00002 7.7   0.85                                             0.1 1001 < 2.0 87 10.00 5.0   3 5 2     10 3044 30 2   0.0061 0.0008   1   40354 30938   30939   20564   20489 31010   10072  
2022-05-03 11:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
21.0 8.8 9.0 2   10   1310 0.00002 7.7   0.59                                             0.1 1001 < 2.0 85 10.00     3 5 6     10 3044 30 2   0.0177 0.0026   1   40354 30938   30939   20564   20489 31010   10075  
2022-05-24 12:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
20.0 10.7 13.0 1   10   1390 0.00001 7.9   0.72                                             0.1 1001 < 2.0 84 10.00   0.0 3 5 4     10 3044 30 2   0.0067 0.0011       40354 30938   30939   20564   20489 31010   10075  
2022-06-07 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
22.0 11.7 12.0 1   12   1440 0.00003 7.6   0.55                                             0.2 1001 E 3.0   10.00 5.0   3 5       10 3044 30 2             40357 30978   30939   20564   20489 31010   10075  
2022-07-12 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
15.0 17.9 24.5 0.0   12   1290 0.00001 8.0                                                 0.2 1001 < 2.0   10.00     3 5       10 3044 30 2             40357 30978   30939   20582   20489 31010   10075  

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