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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 12323750 Silver Bow Creek at Warm Springs MT

Deer Lodge County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  46°10'46.19", Longitude 112°46'50.02" NAD83
Drainage area 473  square miles
Gage datum 4,787.95 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)


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)


Carbon
dioxide
water,
unfltrd
mg/L
(00405)


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


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)



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)
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)


Transit
rate,
sampler
minimum
ft/s
(50014)



Transit
rate,
sampler
ft/s
(50015)


Transit
rate,
sampler
maximum
ft/s
(50016)



Site
visit
purpose
code
(50280)
Turbdty
white
light,
det ang
90+/-30
corrctd
NTRU
(63676)
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)




Sample
purpose
code
(71999)


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)



pH 10
Buffer
lot
number
(99171)



pH 4
Buffer
lot
number
(99172)



pH 7
Buffer
lot
number
(99173)
Lot no.
first,
inor-
ganic
grade
water,
number
(99200)

0.45 um
capsule
filter
NWIS
lot
number
(99206)
2018-10-16 14:05
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
51.0 7.5 12.0 118 11 2.33 445 M  8.8 8.5 0.3 1.39 184 77 51.2 13.6 20.9 0.67 19 3.91 21.8 89.2 0.61 8.79 16.2 16.0 0.079 0.12 3.9 5.2 99.4 17.0 0.073 0.44 48.9 26.9 2.7 6 107 0.71 3.3   0.2   1001 < 2.0 274 87.2 0.37 94 40.00 3 5 1 0.32 1.99 10 3044 10 2 453 0.0018 0.0001     40258 40267 30576 30645 30635 20291   20280   10055
2019-03-26 11:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
30.0 4.5 8.0 191 5 2.44 582 0.00001 7.9 8.3 3.0 2.61 240 105 70.4 15.7 26.6 0.75 19 4.68 32.3 115 0.78 23.2 8.9 10.9 0.075 0.24 2.8 8.8 212 18.9 0.065 0.96 405 320 25.1 50 136 0.74 5.4   0.5   1001 E 2.1 370 191 0.50 62 40.00 3 5 4 2.1 2.50 10 3044 200 2 586 0.0039 0.0015     40280 40282 30614 30656   20356   20350   10055
2019-04-23 12:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
56.0 8.0 16.0 324 16 2.84 368 M  8.4 8.2 0.6 4.88 147 57 43.5 9.42 16.4 0.59 19 3.90 15.9 69.7 0.51 17.4 21.5 26.9 0.041 0.16 4.9 13.3 519 71.4 0.267 2.68 180 117 5.2 25 90.2 0.87 9.2   0.6   1001 E 7.2 231 202 0.31 90 40.00 3 5 9 7.9 3.39 10 3044 10 2 378 0.0143 0.0014     40280 40282 30614 30656 30635 20356   20350   10055
2019-05-07 10:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
57.0 7.5 10.5 247 9 2.63 349 M  8.4 8.2 0.7 4.64 143 53 42.7 8.88 15.7 0.57 19 3.34 14.4 65.8 0.48 18.6 18.6 22.8 0.036 0.11 4.1 9.8 250 32.5 0.118 1.46 111 13.9 3.7 16 89.8 0.80 7.0   0.4   1001 E 5.1 224 149 0.30 95 40.00 3 5 8 5.3 3.40 10   10 2 359 0.0097 0.0005     40280 40282 30614   30635 20356 20316 20350 81805 10055
2019-05-21 11:35
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
60.0 7.0 10.5 493 20 3.30 292 0.00001 8.0 8.1 1.5 5.29 110 27 33.0 6.59 12.3 0.51 19 2.42 10.1 48.7 0.41 17.7 23.2 26.4 0.059 0.11 6.3 10.7 249 59.5 0.194 1.18 81.8 61.1 7.7 15 82.2 1.01 14   0.8   1001 E 5.8 181 240 0.25 67 40.00 3 5 8 11 2.90 10 3044 10 2 299 0.0109 0.0036     40280 40282 30614 30656 30635 20356 20316 20350   10055
2019-06-04 10:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
52.0 12.0 20.0 478 4 3.29 273 M  8.5 8.2 0.4 5.33 110 33 33.0 6.73 10.8 0.45 17 2.19 8.16 46.8 0.42 16.5 24.1 27.4 0.068 0.13 7.3 12.0 320 36.3 0.125 1.21 73.4 43.5 4.7 15 76.9 1.00 14 0.1   0.1 1001 E 4.5 171 220 0.23 75 40.00 3 5 8 10 4.00 40 3044 10 2 276 0.0271 0.0067     40280 40282 30715 30656 30635 20356 20316 20350   10057
2019-07-16 10:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
42.0 15.0 19.0 119 10 2.28 308 M  9.1 8.6 0.1 3.77 133 49 38.2 9.16 11.8 0.45 16 1.77 8.99 60.0 0.48 15.2 27.6 27.6 0.033 0.05 4.2 4.8 126 34.0 0.097 0.49 55.8 37.3 < 2.0 3 83.6 0.69 3.4   0.5   1001 < 2.0 196 63.1 0.27 72   3 5 2 0.64 2.10 10 3044 10 2 312 0.0032 0.0009 30.00   40280 40282 30715 30656 30724 20356 20316 20350   10057
2019-08-20 10:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
50.0 16.5 29.0 40 17 2.06 432 M  9.2 8.9 0.1 3.39 189 84 53.9 13.2 14.0 0.44 14 2.33 11.3 107 0.64 14.5 25.0 26.7 < 0.030 0.04 2.2 3.0 74.5 20.0 0.050 0.22 54.0 41.0 < 2.0 3 105 0.63 1.1       1001 < 2.0 280 30.6 0.38 77   3 5 1 0.11 1.50 10 3044 10 2 442 0.0013 0.0003   10 40286 40282 30715 30656 30724 20356 20316 20350   10062

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