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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 12323760 Warm Springs Creek near Anaconda MT

Deer Lodge County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  46°08'01.20", Longitude 112°54'11.35" NAD83
Drainage area 156  square miles
Gage datum 5,150 feet above NAVD88
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
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)
Sample
loc-
ation,
distanc
down
stream,
feet
(72104)


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
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 07:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
28.0 7.0 9.0   98 26 2.31 265 0.00001 8.0 8.2 2.2 0.90 127 7 37.4 8.07 3.14 0.12 5 1.22 1.90 17.5 0.40 10.5 1.8 2.0 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.42 2.7 32.7 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.09 2.6 0.79 2.7 4 120 0.70 2.8   0.6   1001 < 2.0 152 40.4 0.21 94     3 5 1 0.27 2.40 10 3044 10 2 270 0.0018 0.0001   40286 40295 30715 30656 30724   20356   20350   10062  
2020-04-14 10:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
26.0 2.4 2.2   64 24   275 M  8.3 8.3 1.1 0.73 138 10 40.3 9.14 3.81 0.14 6 1.35 1.63 16.2 0.40 11.2 2.1 1.9 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.82 1.0 44.4 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.13 2.6 1.06 < 2.0 < 2 128   1.8   0.4   1001 < 2.0 161 28.0 0.22 65     3 5 3 0.52   10 3044 10 2 281 0.0071 0.0025   40308 40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350      
2020-05-19 09:35
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
42.0 5.8 13.0   228 5   186 0.00001 7.9 8.1 2.0 2.82 91.0 5 28.0 5.11 1.97 0.09 4 1.03 1.14 9.42 0.29 9.47 2.2 3.7 < 0.030 0.11 1.2 11.3 672 13.0 < 0.020 1.64 47.4 2.78 < 2.0 23 85.8   6.5 0.2   0.3 1001 E 12 108 66.4 0.15 72     3 5 44 27   20 3052 10 2 188 0.1885 0.0533   40308 40311 30763 30811 30724   20419 20353 20350   10063 20201000
2020-06-02 09:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
42.0 5.3 14.5   457 5   131 0.00002 7.8 8.0 1.7 2.48 65.8 8 20.6 3.48 1.50 0.08 5 0.66 0.49 8.83 0.27 8.82 2.0 2.6 0.030 0.05 1.4 4.6 224 14.2 0.021 1.14 17.0 3.99 3.0 9 57.7   13 0.4   0.5 1001 E 4.0 79 97.9 0.11 54     3 5 14 17   20 3052 10 2 132 0.0554 0.0256   40308 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063 20201000
2020-07-13 16:05
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
23.0 12.3 22.0   251 8   188 M  8.4 8.2 0.7 1.36 92.3 4 28.0 5.45 2.09 0.09 5 0.81 1.12 11.7 0.36 9.87 1.9 2.3 < 0.030 0.04 1.1 2.2 66.2 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.18 7.0 3.12 < 2.0 6 88.2   7.1   0.2   1001 < 2.0 112 76.1 0.15 71     3 5 2 1.4   10 3044 10 2 190 0.0056 0.0016   40312 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063 20201000
2020-08-18 09:35
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
22.0 10.7 20.5   125 11   250 0.00001 8.1 8.3 1.9 1.00 128 15 38.3 7.77 3.11 0.12 5 1.31 1.46 13.3 0.37 11.4 4.0 4.3 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.76 2.5 48.4 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.13 4.5 0.95 < 2.0 3 113   3.5   0.1   1001 < 2.0 145 48.8 0.20 69     3 5 2 0.68   10 3044 10 2 248 0.0049 0.0015   40312 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20379 20350   10063 20201000
2020-10-14 09:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
29.0 5.0 5.0     12   291 0.00001 8.0 8.2 2.5 0.97 134 7 39.8 8.38 3.09 0.12 5 1.26 1.67 13.9 0.37 11.1 2.1 2.1 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.79 1.6 92.6 7.0 < 0.020 0.24 5.5 0.80 < 2.0 5 127       0.2   1001 < 2.0 156   0.21 68     3 5 5     10 3045 10 2 269 0.0131 0.0042   40312 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20398   10063 20201000
2021-04-13 08:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
25.0 1.6 -0.5     12   277 0.00001 8.2 8.4 1.8 0.77 140 8 40.8 9.11 3.70 0.14 5 1.29 1.56 15.6 0.38 11.4 2.0 2.0 0.030 < 0.03 0.49 1.1 45.5 < 5.0 < 0.020 0.13 2.7 0.52 < 2.0 < 2 131       0.3   1001 < 2.0 163   0.22 79     3 5 2     10 3044 10 2 278 0.0053 0.0011   40325 40327 30862 30870 30861   20480   20422   10063 20211000
2021-05-18 10:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
40.0 6.1 17.0     4   173 0.00001 8.0 8.3 1.4 2.22 85.0 6 26.3 4.68 1.84 0.09 4 0.87 0.83 10.2 0.28 8.91 1.3 2.5 < 0.030 0.09 1.1 7.2 524 9.2 < 0.020 1.27 32.6 2.31 < 2.0 15 79.3     0.2   0.5 1001 E 8.6 101   0.14 74     3 5 32     20 3052 10 2 175 0.0980 0.0257   40325 40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529   10067 20211000
2021-06-08 09:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
25.0 6.8 15.0     12   154 0.00002 7.7 8.2 2.7 1.94 72.3   22.5 3.93 1.69 0.09 5 0.74 0.83 7.22 0.27 8.80 1.6 2.0 < 0.030 0.03 0.90 2.3 115 9.2 < 0.020 0.30 8.0 1.20 < 2.0 4 73.4       0.3   1001 E 2.1 90   0.12 67     3 5 6     10 3044 10 2 153 0.0144 0.0047   40325 40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067 20211000
2021-07-13 09:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
23.0 11.0 19.5     8   242 0.00001 8.1 8.3 1.6 0.97 116 1 35.2 6.78 2.92 0.12 5 1.04 1.15 13.2 0.39 10.3 3.3 3.3 0.036 < 0.03 0.79 1.6 62.5 6.0 < 0.020 0.18 4.4 0.82 < 2.0 3 114       0.1   1001 < 2.0 140   0.19 78     3 5 3     10 3044 10 2 242 0.0077 0.0017   40336 40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529   10067 20211000
2021-08-17 09:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
22.0 11.1 19.0 1   10   234 0.00001 8.2 8.2 1.5   115 7 34.5 7.09 2.80 0.11 5 1.25 1.14 13.0 0.35 9.49 2.5 2.5 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.73 2.0 76.4 8.2 < 0.020 0.18 5.3 0.65 < 2.0 2 109           1001   135   0.18   10.00 100.0 3 5       10 3044 10 2 233       40336 40332 30926 30870 30922 30857 20480 20468 20529 81818 10067 20211000
2021-10-13 09:30
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
29.0 3.7 1.0 1 81 17 2.16 272 0.00001 7.9 8.2 3.3 0.76 140 8 40.8 9.27 3.54 0.13 5 1.42 1.30 15.1 0.38 11.7 2.2 2.2 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.50 0.9 33.9 < 5.0 < 0.020 0.11 1.9 0.54 < 2.0 < 2 132 0.66 2.3   0.1   1001 < 2.0 163 35.6 0.22 72   80.0 3 5 1 0.22   20 3044 10 2 279 0.0036 0.0010   40336 40339 30926 30840 30939   20480 20468     10075 20211000
2022-04-19 07:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
27.0 4.8 2.0 2   13   274 0.00001 8.1     0.84                                                             0.1   1001 < 2.0       63 10.00 60.0 3 5 2     10 3044 30 2   0.0054 0.0020 1 40340 40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10072  
2022-05-25 07:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
22.0 8.1 12.5 2   10   248 0.00001 8.1     1.21                                                             0.2   1001 < 2.0       65 10.00 100.0 3 5 4     10 3044 30 2   0.0095 0.0033   40360 40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10075  
2022-06-08 07:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
30.0 6.3 8.5 2   10   151 0.00002 7.8     2.18                                                             0.5   1001 E 2.5         10.00 150.0 3 5       10 3044 30 2         40360 40357 30978 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10075  
2022-07-13 07:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
25.0 12.3 17.0     18   185 0.00002 7.8                                                                   0.4   1001 < 2.0         10.00 80.0 3 5       10 3044 30 2       1 40363 40357 30978 30940   30929 20582 20523 20489   10075  

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