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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 12323840 Lost Creek near Anaconda MT

Deer Lodge County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  46°09'40.77", Longitude 112°53'37.67" NAD83
Drainage area 26.5  square miles
Gage datum 5,100 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
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)


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)

0.45 um
capsule
filter
NWIS
lot
number
(99206)
2018-10-16 10:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
9.50 3.5 6.0 0.0 12 10 2.89 249 0.00001 8.2 8.2 1.6 1.18 127 7 38.1 7.64 3.69 0.14 6 1.51 1.21 11.6 0.42 13.0 5.5 5.9 < 0.030 0.05 1.4 3.5 93.8 16.4 0.034 0.34 7.0 3.96 < 2.0 2 120 0.88 0.33 0.1 1001 < 2.0 149 4.63 0.20 64 40.00 3 5 5 0.16 1.85 10 3044 10 2 255 0.0070 0.0025     40258 40267 30576 30645 30635 20291   20280 10055
2019-03-26 09:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
5.00 3.0 7.0   6.9 3 2.67 234 0.00001 8.1 8.3 1.9 1.80 118 8 35.1 7.35 3.57 0.14 6 1.85 1.36 12.6 0.44 11.9 6.7 7.3 < 0.030 0.05 3.1 6.0 118 22.3 0.048 0.55 7.1 2.18 < 2.0 3 110 0.81 0.20   1001 < 2.0 140 2.61 0.19 93 40.00 3 5 5 0.09 1.50 70 3044 200 2 237 0.0042 0.0003     40280 40282 30614 30656   20356   20350 10055
2019-04-23 09:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
8.00 6.0 12.5   16 14 3.06 237 0.00001 8.1 8.3 1.7 1.96 118 9 35.2 7.18 3.50 0.14 6 1.47 1.48 14.2 0.42 12.3 4.9 7.5 < 0.030 0.10 1.9 17.2 580 17.4 0.056 2.38 21.8 4.28 < 2.0 8 108 0.93 0.46 0.2 1001 E 7.0 141 6.23 0.19 64 40.00 3 5 13 0.58 2.13 10 3044 10 2 242 0.0187 0.0067 30.00 30 40280 40282 30614 30656 30635 20356   20350 10055
2019-05-07 08:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
  5.5 7.0   16   3.04 239 0.00001 8.1   1.6 1.64 120 12 36.2 7.25 3.68 0.15 6 1.40 1.72 15.7 0.45 11.7 4.2 5.3 < 0.030 0.05 1.4 6.9 216 13.9 0.026 0.97 11.4 3.26 < 2.0 4 108 0.93 0.45   1001 E 2.6 143 6.10 0.19 59 40.00 3 5 10 0.43   10 3044 10 2   0.0111 0.0046   10 40280 40282             10055
2019-05-21 09:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
6.00 4.0 10.0   39 8 3.92 178 0.00001 8.0 8.2 1.6 2.60 90.2 9 27.2 5.38 2.62 0.12 6 1.20 1.15 9.77 0.33 11.3 4.4 5.1 < 0.030 0.05 1.8 7.3 271 17.8 0.034 0.95 9.9 2.50 < 2.0 4 81.2 1.19 1.1 0.3 1001 E 2.5 108 11.3 0.15 39 40.00 3 5 20 2.1 2.40 10 3044 10 2 182 0.0284 0.0173     40280 40282 30614 30656 30635 20356 20316 20350 10055
2019-06-03 16:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
8.00 12.0 21.0   63 5 4.54 150 0.00001 8.0 8.1 1.3 2.89 69.7 2 21.6 3.82 2.13 0.11 6 0.95 0.98 7.89 0.30 9.87 5.4 7.0 < 0.030 0.10 2.3 13.8 460 16.5 0.037 1.65 18.2 2.66 < 2.0 8 67.7 1.38 1.8 0.5 1001 E 6.7 88 15.0 0.12 45   3 5 34 5.8 4.00 40 3044 10 2 151 0.0442 0.0243     40280 40282 30715 30656 30635 20356 20316 20350 10057
2019-07-16 07:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
7.00 9.6 14.0   10 12 2.86 220 0.00002 7.8 8.2 3.1 1.46 109 8 33.1 6.51 3.24 0.13 6 1.25 1.60 11.1 0.35 11.6 4.8 5.0 < 0.030 < 0.03 1.3 2.4 90.5 16.6 0.028 0.22 5.6 2.71 < 2.0 < 2 102 0.87 0.29 0.2 1001 < 2.0 130 3.65 0.18 67   3 5 2 0.06 1.80 10 3044 10 2 221 0.0030 0.0010     40280 40282 30715 30656 30724 20356 20316 20350 10057
2019-08-20 08:35
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
6.00 9.5 16.5   12 6 2.95 228 0.00001 8.1 8.2 1.6 1.15 112 2 33.8 6.64 3.06 0.13 6 1.24 1.29 10.9 0.39 11.6 4.6 5.2 < 0.030 0.03 1.1 4.1 117 14.6 0.027 0.44 8.3 2.02 < 2.0 < 2 110 0.90 0.35   1001 < 2.0 135 4.51 0.18 33   3 5 12 0.40 1.90 10 3044 10 2 233 0.0143 0.0096     40286 40282 30715 30656 30724 20356 20316 20350 10062

Water Quality Remark Code Description
< Less than
E Estimated