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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)




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)


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
ft/s
(50015)



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)
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
blank
sample,
code
(99102)


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)
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)
2019-10-08 10:35
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
52.0 7.0 15.5   100 13 2.34 465 M  9.0 8.4 0.2 3.96 186 83 51.1 14.3 21.5 0.69 20 3.83 23.0 102 0.80 6.73 19.1 19.4 0.121 0.13 3.4 4.7 74.4 16.1 0.064 0.32 40.3 20.0 2.1 5 104 0.71 2.8 0.3 1001 < 2.0 286 77.1 0.39 82       3 5 1 0.27 2.30 10 3044 10 2 480 0.0034 0.0006       40286 40295 30715 30656 30724   20356   20350   10062  
2020-03-25 12:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
48.0 4.8 8.0   90 24   668 M  8.4 8.1 0.8 2.46 271 171 85.7 13.9 25.7 0.68 17 5.74 26.3 215 0.83 10.9 7.2 9.4 0.343 0.30 2.6 5.7 194 < 10.0 0.058 1.43 137 68.2 5.5 15 100   2.5 0.4 1001 E 2.1 444 108 0.60 96       3 5 3 0.73   10 3044 10 2 679 0.0093 0.0004       40286 40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350   10062  
2020-04-14 12:05
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
48.0 4.5 5.6   133 8   676 0.00001 8.1 8.0 1.6 2.90 285 183 90.5 14.4 27.5 0.71 17 6.78 26.9 204 0.83 12.7 6.8 10.7 0.445 0.40 1.6 12.1 448 14.6 0.078 2.80 283 180 6.0 28 102   3.8 0.5 1001 E 4.9 445 160 0.61 94       3 5 7 2.5   10 3044 10 2 682 0.0155 0.0009       40308 40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350   10062  
2020-05-06 12:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
42.0 10.4 21.5   187 14   547 M  8.3 8.2 0.8 3.53 223 134 71.6 10.8 21.5 0.62 17 5.30 19.8 162 0.64 14.1 13.8 14.0 0.215 0.28 2.6 8.0 291 25.6 0.119 1.38 155 101 3.2 13 89.6   5.3 0.6 1001 E 3.5 359 181 0.49 93       3 5 10 5.0   10 3044 200 2 551 0.0190 0.0013       40308 40311 30763 30811 30724   20419 20353 20350   10062  
2020-05-19 11:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
84.0 10.9 15.0   172 28   449 M  8.7 8.1 0.3 4.15 185 107 59.1 9.12 17.7 0.57 17 4.28 14.5 129 0.56 13.7 17.0 19.3 0.176 0.25 3.3 10.6 466 32.9 0.121 2.30 124 71.7 2.1 13 78.0   4.9 0.3 1001 E 7.0 294 137 0.40 87       3 5 15 7.0   10 3044 10 2 455 0.0542 0.0072       40308 40311 30763 30811 30724   20419 20353 20350   10063 20201000
2020-07-14 10:25
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
84.0 7.1 17.0   170 28   431 M  8.3 8.1 0.8 4.69 181 101 57.9 8.86 16.9 0.55 17 3.88 11.0 122 0.53 13.8 19.0 21.5 0.159 0.17 3.3 5.5 143 26.9 0.047 0.43 100 73.8 < 2.0 6 80.4   4.8 0.2 1001 < 2.0 284 130 0.39 84       3 5 3 1.4   10 3044 10 2 435 0.0100 0.0016   30.00 30 40312 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20379 20350   10063 20201000
2020-08-18 11:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
32.0 16.9 27.0   62 11   523 M  8.9 8.5 0.2 3.40 236 153 72.0 13.6 20.1 0.57 15 4.12 12.6 167 0.64 14.5 21.4 21.2 0.119 0.19 1.6 2.6 92.2 20.2 0.029 0.23 72.8 45.8 < 2.0 3 82.8   1.7 0.1 1001 < 2.0 355 58.9 0.48 79       3 5 1 0.17   10 3044 10 2 528 0.0038 0.0008     10 40312 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20379 20350   10063 20201000
2020-10-14 11:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
36.0 6.0 7.5     10   653 0.00001 8.1 8.0 1.4 3.60 269 184 83.0 14.9 25.3 0.67 17 5.53 19.5 217 0.88 10.2 10.0 12.0 0.160 0.19 1.3 4.5 227 24.4 0.048 0.79 124 84.1 7.1 14 84.5     0.1 1001 E 2.0 427   0.58 91       3 5 2     10 3045 10   642 0.0076 0.0007       40312 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20398   10063 20201000
2021-03-23 10:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
38.0 3.0 0.0     10   732 M  8.3 8.1 0.9 2.71 320 223 104 15.0 29.5 0.72 16 6.76 27.6 245 0.98 13.2 8.0 10.2 0.297 0.27 3.0 6.5 134 15.3 0.039 0.52 149 132 11.5 21 97.4     0.2 1001 < 2.0 500   0.68 74       3 5 2     10 3044 10 2 736 0.0058 0.0015       40325 40327 30862 30870 30861   20451   20398   10063 20210000
2021-04-13 11:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
35.0 3.4 1.5     9   769 0.00001 8.1 8.4 1.6 2.92 334 237 111 13.9 29.0 0.69 16 7.24 26.0 250 0.96 12.2 6.4 8.8 0.443 0.41 1.3 12.3 394 12.9 0.050 2.30 321 218 4.9 31 96.6     0.3 1001 E 4.5 508   0.69 98       3 5 6     10 3044 10 2 783 0.0159 0.0003       40325 40327 30862 30870 30861   20480   20422   10063 20211000
2021-05-05 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
35.0 10.0 14.5     12   704 0.00001 8.2 8.1 1.0 3.36 313 217 104 12.9 26.3 0.65 15 6.71 20.8 246 0.92 13.6 10.3 13.2 0.331 0.23 1.7 5.3 280 13.1 0.042 1.08 326 241 3.3 11 95.5     0.3 1001 E 3.1 488   0.66 98       3 5 4     10 3044 10 2 711 0.0099 0.0002       40325 40327 30914 30870 30861   20480 20404     10067 20211000
2021-05-18 12:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
36.0 14.9 22.0     9   638 M  8.5 7.9 0.5 3.38 283 204 93.5 12.1 24.6 0.64 16 6.35 18.6 224 0.81 13.2 12.8 14.3 0.262 0.17 2.2 4.6 204 25.8 0.083 0.82 167 131 2.3 6 79.5     0.2 1001 E 2.4 441   0.60 91       3 5 5     10 3044 10 2 644 0.0113 0.0010       40325 40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529   10067 20211000
2021-06-08 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
35.0 10.4 15.0     8   447 M  8.6 7.9 0.3 3.64 175 118 56.5 8.27 16.1 0.53 16 3.89 11.8 150 0.63 13.6 17.3 18.7 0.187 0.15 2.8 5.9 261 29.2 0.077 1.05 124 90.9 < 2.0 6 57.7     0.3 1001 E 3.0 295   0.40 86       3 5 8     10 3044 10 2 450 0.0207 0.0028       40336 40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067 20211000
2021-07-13 10:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
37.0 16.0 21.5     16   712 M  8.9 8.3 0.2 3.57 311 228 98.0 16.1 27.8 0.69 16 5.74 19.6 258 0.94 13.4 18.6 20.4 0.154 0.15 2.0 2.3 94.9 18.2 0.037 0.22 132 84.6 < 2.0 2 83.4     0.2 1001 < 2.0 490   0.67 74       3 5 1     10 3044 10 2 718 0.0031 0.0008   30.00 30 40336 40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529   10067 20211000
2021-08-17 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
34.0 17.2 21.0 1   14   840 M  9.2 8.7 0.1   370 302 118 18.0 36.6 0.83 17 8.45 27.2 336 1.21 16.1 27.3 29.0 0.324 0.19 1.2 1.9 72.8 12.2 0.022 0.21 109 59.1 < 2.0 2 68.0       1001 < 2.0 603   0.82   10.00   0.0 3 5       10 3044 10 2 848     100.00   10 40336 40332 30926 30870 30922 30857 20480 20468 20529 81818 10067 20211000
2021-10-13 12:15
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
45.0 5.4 6.5 2 61 15 2.13 895 0.00001 7.9 7.9 1.9 3.91 393 309 127 18.6 39.9 0.88 18 9.62 30.3 347 1.27 6.94 8.0 11.6 0.443 0.21 1.1 4.2 297 11.4 < 0.020 0.77 448 86.6 3.0 11 83.4 0.65 1.7 0.1 1001 E 2.7 630 105 0.86 89       3 5 8 1.3   10 3044 10 2 917 0.0270 0.0030       40336 40339 30926 30840 30939   20480 20468     10075 20211000
2022-03-23 09:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
37.0 6.3 6.5 1   12   785 M  8.5     2.25                                                           0.1 1001 < 2.0       89 10.00   20.0 3 5 2     10 3044 30 2   0.0037 0.0004     1 40340 40339 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10072  
2022-04-19 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
48.0 5.7 6.0 2   16   789 0.00001 8.2     2.84                                                           0.1 1001 E 2.7       99 10.00 40.0   3 5 4     10 3044 30 2   0.0093 0.0001     1 40340 40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10075  
2022-05-04 09:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
48.0 10.2 13.0 0.0   15   775 M  8.8     3.46                                                           0.1 1001 < 2.0       93 10.00 70.0   3 5 3     10 3044 30 2   0.0095 0.0007     1 40360 40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10075  
2022-05-25 10:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
30.0 12.9 18.0 1   12   802 M  8.8     4.92                                                           0.3 1001 E 2.5       86 10.00 80.0   3 5 4     10 3044 30 2   0.0064 0.0009       40360 40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10075  
2022-06-08 10:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
60.0 11.5 13.5 2   10   564 0.00001 8.0     3.97                                                           0.3 1001 E 3.9       75 10.00 80.0   3 5 12     10 3044 30 2   0.0364 0.0092       40363 40357 30978 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10075  
2022-07-13 10:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
45.0 18.2 22.0     18   485 0.00001 8.1     3.08                                                             1001 < 2.0         10.00 60.0   3 5       10 3044 30 2         30.00 30 40363 40357 30978 30940   30929 20582 20523 20489   10075  

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