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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 12323800 Clark Fork near Galen MT

Deer Lodge County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  46°12'29.67", Longitude 112°46'02.46" NAD83
Drainage area 656  square miles
Gage datum 4,749 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)


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



Calcium
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00915)


Magnes-
ium,
water,
fltrd,
mg/L
(00925)



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
minimum
ft/s
(50014)



Transit
rate,
sampler
ft/s
(50015)


Transit
rate,
sampler
maximum
ft/s
(50016)



Site
visit
purpose
code
(50280)
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
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 16:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
45.0 6.5 14.0 175 10 2.32 390 M  9.0 8.6 174 49.7 12.1 11.5 11.9 0.074 0.09 3.4 5.4 82.2 11.0 0.045 0.43 45.9 23.0 < 2.0 5 0.71 5.0   0.3   1001 89 40.00 3 5 2 0.95 2.38 10 3044 200 2 403 0.0028 0.0003   40258 40267 30576 30645 30635 20291   20280   10055
2019-03-26 13:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
60.0 4.5 10.0 246 6 2.48 501 0.00001 8.1 8.3 213 62.3 13.9 7.1 11.5 0.054 0.26 2.7 25.4 552 12.7 0.064 2.69 384 240 13.3 50 0.76 7.0   1.0   1001 72 40.00 3 5 22 15 4.00 10 3044 10 2 510 0.0212 0.0059   40280 40282 30614 30656   20356   20350   10055
2019-04-23 14:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
42.0 10.0 17.0 418 4 2.97 355 M  8.5 8.3 154 44.6 10.3 18.0 25.1 0.042 0.41 4.7 20.4 507 55.9 0.219 3.03 212 78.8 4.3 35 0.91 12 0.4   0.7 1001 77 40.00 3 5 13 15 3.50 20 3052 200 2 366 0.0383 0.0090 40 40280 40282 30614 30656 30635 20356   20350   10055
2019-05-07 11:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
80.0 10.0 12.0 327 12 2.71 340 M  8.4 8.3 142 42.6 8.71 14.1 18.5 0.037 0.10 4.0 12.9 287 20.5 0.078 1.52 115 18.5 2.7 14 0.83 9.3   1.0   1001 80 40.00 3 5 8 7.1 3.11 10   200 2 348 0.0133 0.0027   40280 40282 30614   30635 20356 20316 20350 81805 10055
2019-05-21 13:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
43.0 8.0 12.0 669 4 3.54 294 0.00001 8.1 8.2 112 33.9 6.64 15.7 20.7 0.053 0.12 5.3 16.0 332 38.1 0.144 1.50 86.4 41.9 5.2 16 1.08 19 0.4   0.6 1001 57   3 5 17 31 3.90 20 3052 200 2 301 0.0404 0.0174     40282 30614 30656 30635 20356 20316 20350   10055
2019-06-04 12:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
44.0 12.0 18.0 859 4 3.88 230 M  8.4 8.1 96.5 29.1 5.75 16.0 20.5 0.048 0.14 6.5 22.6 510 26.9 0.111 2.84 81.7 29.6 3.0 18 1.18 24 0.8   1.0 1001 70 40.00 3 5 21 49 5.00 20 3052 200 2 232 0.0661 0.0200     40282 30715 30656 30635 20356 20316 20350   10057
2019-07-16 13:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
82.0 16.9 20.0 224 10 2.43 282 M  8.8 8.5 124 36.4 7.96 16.9 18.2 0.037 0.06 3.7 7.2 133 17.4 0.073 0.58 46.2 23.2 4.2 6 0.74 6.3   0.5   1001 81   3 5 2 1.2 3.00 10 3044 200 2 283 0.0027 0.0005 10   40282 30715 30656 30724 20356 20316 20350   10057
2019-08-20 12:05
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
50.0 16.5 29.0 97 8 1.96 342 M  9.0 8.7 148 43.6 9.45 15.2 17.5 0.034 0.04 3.8 6.7 77.4 38.9 0.054 0.39 39.3 20.2 < 2.0 4 0.60 2.8       1001 79   3 5 2 0.53 2.00 10 3044 200 2 350 0.0029 0.0006     40295 30715 30656 30724 20356 20316 20350   10062

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