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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)




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)


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)
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
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)
NWIS
lot
number,
disk
filter,
0.45 um
number
(99218)
Julian
date,
in-
bottle
diges-
tion,
ddd
(99870)
2019-10-08 12:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
50.0 10.0 17.0   165 12 2.23 404 M  9.0 8.7 170 48.0 12.1 12.1 14.1 0.069 0.09 3.0 5.0 58.5 10.4 0.042 0.26 31.2 16.0 < 2.0 4 0.68 4.7   0.4   1001 91     3 5 1 0.45 2.30 10 3044 200 2 414 0.0022 0.0002     40295 30715 30656 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-03-25 13:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
50.0 4.8 5.0   126 12   555 M  8.4 8.2 242 75.1 13.1 6.6 7.8 0.227 0.20 2.9 6.1 162 < 10.0 0.051 1.04 118 52.3 4.3 11   3.6   0.7   1001 88     3 5 3 1.0   10 3044 200 2 567 0.0085 0.0010     40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-04-14 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
51.0 5.4 6.0   174 9   577 M  8.3 8.1 245 76.2 13.2 5.4 9.7 0.233 0.31 1.9 12.5 380 < 10.0 0.044 2.36 228 112 < 8.0 24   4.9   0.6   1001 88     3 5 10 4.7   10 3044 200 2 586 0.0233 0.0027 40   40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-05-06 14:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
65.0 11.2 14.0   269 13   466 M  8.3 8.2 188 60.6 8.92 9.9 11.7 0.144 0.22 2.7 14.3 308 22.5 0.114 1.62 142 53.4 2.7 12   7.6   0.3   1001 80     3 5 11 8.0   10 3044 200 2 472 0.0286 0.0056     40311 30763 30811 30724   20419 20353 20350   10062    
2020-05-19 12:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
53.0 11.0 15.5   373 18   334 M  8.4 8.0 138 43.3 7.25 10.5 17.1 0.099 0.30 4.0 64.0 1050 20.2 0.113 6.47 286 48.4 < 2.0 33   11   0.9   1001 80     3 5 49 49   10 3044 200 2 337 0.1280 0.0259     40311 30763 30811 30724   20419 20353 20350   10063   20201000
2020-06-02 12:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
46.0 10.3 20.0   628 4   254 0.00001 8.2 8.1 103 33.1 5.04 9.5 13.6 0.091 0.24 5.1 34.5 558 23.8 0.156 3.75 94.7 32.6 2.5 17   18 0.5   0.6 1001 73     3 5 21 36   20 3052 200 2 258 0.0636 0.0172     40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-07-14 11:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
60.0 13.5 20.0   364 10   311 M  8.5 8.1 133 41.6 7.18 11.4 14.4 0.087 0.11 4.0 9.2 162 13.2 0.046 0.69 58.1 35.2 < 2.0 7   10   0.3   1001 83     3 5 5 4.9   10 3044 200 2 315 0.0186 0.0031 10   40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20379 20350   10063   20201000
2020-08-18 12:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
34.0 16.6 29.5   119 8   383 M  8.7 8.3 173 52.4 10.3 11.8 12.5 0.068 0.10 2.7 5.4 75.1 11.1 0.039 0.36 51.3 27.0 < 2.0 4   3.4   0.1   1001 84     3 5 2 0.64   10 3044 200 2 386 0.0061 0.0010     40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20379 20350   10063   20201000
2020-10-14 12:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
35.0 5.8 8.5     7   474 M  8.4 8.2 195 58.9 11.5 6.9 8.1 0.082 0.08 1.8 3.6 95.5 11.2 0.028 0.35 39.9 26.8 < 2.0 4       0.2   1001 81     3 5 1     10 3045 200 2 459 0.0021 0.0004     40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20398   10063   20201000
2021-03-23 11:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
40.0 4.1 1.5     10   586 0.00001 8.3 8.2 253 80.4 12.8 5.9 7.8 0.162 0.19 2.6 6.7 134 9.4 0.030 0.61 114 84.2 7.4 15       0.4   1001 85     3 5 4     10 3044 200 2 593 0.0136 0.0021     40327 30862 30870 30861   20451   20398   10063   20210000
2021-04-13 12:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
52.0 4.0 5.5     17   575 0.00001 8.3 8.2 250 80.2 12.1 5.1 6.7 0.209 0.19 1.4 7.5 246 8.4 0.034 1.26 176 115 3.6 15       0.3   1001 83     3 5 5     10 3044 200 2 578 0.0180 0.0030 40   40327 30862 30870 30861   20480   20422   10063   20211000
2021-05-05 12:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
45.0 10.8 15.0     11   549 M  8.4 8.2 231 75.0 10.6 6.7 9.6 0.247 0.18 2.2 8.8 294 27.8 0.111 1.29 209 101 2.7 12       0.4   1001 79     3 5 9     10 3044 200 2 557 0.0213 0.0044     40332 30914 30870 30861   20480 20404     10067   20211000
2021-05-18 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
42.0 13.2 16.0     10   370 M  8.4 8.1 158 51.2 7.45 7.3 11.4 0.097 0.23 2.7 35.3 807 10.6 0.056 4.26 221 50.6 < 2.0 25       0.2   1001 84     3 5 41     10 3044 200 2 374 0.1130 0.0177     40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529   10067   20211000
2021-06-08 12:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
40.0 11.2 17.0     10   278 M  8.4 8.2 112 35.5 5.72 8.4 10.6 0.077 0.11 2.6 14.1 297 16.3 0.078 1.43 68.3 29.1 < 2.0 9       0.6   1001 81     3 5 12     10 3044 200 2 281 0.0327 0.0061     40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067   20211000
2021-07-13 12:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
42.0 17.0 23.0     10   487 M  8.7 8.3 213 65.5 12.0 11.4 11.9 0.096 0.10 2.5 3.9 51.6 21.3 0.077 0.30 43.5 33.2 < 2.0 2       0.2   1001 84     3 5 1     10 3044 200 2 489 0.0032 0.0005 10   40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529       20211000
2021-08-17 12:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
41.0 16.2 21.0 1   10   493 M  8.7 8.3 228 70.8 12.5 12.5 13.1 0.166 0.09 2.3 4.2 63.5 14.3 0.052 0.30 51.9 24.4 < 2.0 3       0.2   1001   10.00 50.0 3 5       10 3044 200 2 497       40336 40332 30926 30870 30922 30857 20480 20468 20529 81818 10067   20211000
2021-10-13 13:45
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
50.0 5.3 9.0 2 115 10 2.01 597 M  8.4 8.2 273 84.8 14.9 6.0 6.7 0.140 0.10 1.4 5.1 125 27.7 0.034 0.55 73.3 20.4 < 2.0 6 0.61 3.3   0.1   1001 80   50.0 3 5 4 1.2   10 3044 200 2 612 0.0094 0.0019     40339 30926 30840 30939   20480 20468     10071   20211000
2022-03-23 11:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
                    8.2 292 92.0 15.0 5.8 6.6 0.294 0.24 2.9 5.6 29.2 29.0 0.070 0.49 128 83.0 8.0 14           1001 78 10.00   3 5 3     10 3044   2 643 0.0121 0.0027 1   40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10071   20220000
2022-04-19 12:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
18.0 6.7 7.0 1   17   557 M  8.3 8.1 283 89.5 14.4 4.7 6.3 0.321 0.29 2.0 6.9 258 49.8 0.174 1.08 149 101 4.2 12       0.1   1001 70 10.00 50.0 3 5 5     10 3044 200 2 611 0.0161 0.0049 40   40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10071   20221000
2022-05-04 11:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
37.0 11.0 13.0 1   10   623 M  8.4                                           0.2   1001 82 10.00 50.0 3 5 5     10 3044 200 2   0.0141 0.0026 1   40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074    
2022-05-25 11:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
50.0 14.6 17.5 1   8   648 M  8.7                                           0.4   1001 84 10.00 120.0 3 5 4     10 3044 200 2   0.0107 0.0017     40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074    
2022-06-08 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
80.0 10.8 15.0 2   15   434 0.00001 8.1                                           0.3   1001   10.00 500.0 3 5       10 3044 200 2           40357 30978 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074    
2022-07-13 12:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
45.0 17.7 28.0     17   352 M  8.4                                           0.5   1001   10.00 50.0 3 5       10 3044 200 2       10   40357 30978 30940   30929 20582 20523 20489     10074  

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