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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.


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USGS 12323850 Lost Creek near Galen, MT

Deer Lodge County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  46°13'06.86", Longitude 112°46'27.00" NAD83
Drainage area 60.5  square miles
Gage datum 4,750 feet above NAVD88
Output formats
Parameter Group Period of Record table
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Tab-separated data, one result per row
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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)


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)


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)
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 7
Buffer
lot
number
(99173)

0.45 um
capsule
filter
NWIS
lot
number
(99206)
2016-10-18 11:25
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
17.0 5.0 9.5 54 17 2.16 537 0.00001 8.1 8.2 2.5 1.41 267 92 77.7 17.6 10.3 0.28 8 2.09 3.96 108 0.49 15.4 9.3 9.9 < 0.030 0.03 1.5 2.9 53.6 10.2 < 0.020 0.17 5.9 5.09 < 2.0 2 174 0.66 1.5 0.3 1001 < 2.0 340 49.1 0.46 69 3 5 2 0.29 2.10 10 3045 50 3 541 40200 40218 30452 30458 30444 20157 20184 10040
2017-03-21 10:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
15.0 4.0 7.0 45 15 2.04 621 0.00001 8.1 8.1 2.7 1.89 318 126 92.8 20.9 12.8 0.31 8 2.44 4.89 139 0.48 16.5 11.0 13.0 < 0.030 0.09 1.9 7.7 193 22.4 0.048 0.75 26.6 20.3 < 2.0 5 192 0.62 1.3 0.3 1001 E 3.2 405 49.0 0.55 74 3 5 13 1.6 2.00 10 3045 50 3 610 40182 40218     30368 20237 20184 10036
2017-04-18 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
15.0 5.5 12.0 40 15 1.97 621 0.00001 8.2 8.2 2.1 1.99 308 122 89.6 20.4 12.9 0.32 8 2.17 4.69 137 0.46 15.8 8.5 9.9 < 0.030 0.08 1.3 6.5 176 16.7 0.031 0.74 22.2 14.0 < 2.0 4 186 0.60 1.1 0.2 1001 E 3.0 394 42.6 0.54 81 3 5 8 0.86 1.80 10 3045 50 3 609 40221 40231     30469 20237 20184 10036
2017-05-09 11:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
15.0 9.5 15.0 17 15 1.60 647 M  8.3 8.2 1.7 1.99 319 137 94.2 20.3 13.1 0.32 8 2.23 4.60 159 0.45 16.1 8.7 10.1 < 0.030 0.06 1.5 5.4 152 14.6 0.039 0.58 26.2 19.7 < 2.0 4 181 0.49 0.48 0.1 1001 E 2.8 419 19.1 0.57 63 3 5 17 0.78 1.00 10 3045 50 3 634 40236 40231     30469 20237 20184 10036
2017-05-23 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
15.0 12.0 23.0 16 15 1.57 705 M  8.4 8.3 1.5 2.78 355 162 102 24.1 14.1 0.32 8 2.46 4.96 183 0.50 16.6 14.2 18.6 < 0.090 0.05 3.3 4.0 97.8 22.2 0.087 0.32 27.3 25.7 < 6.0 2 193 0.48 0.46 0.1 1001 E 2.2 464 20.3 0.63 47 3 5 24 1.0 0.90 10 3045 50 3 699 40236 40224 30512 30522 30469 20237 20184 10036
2017-06-13 08:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
15.0 8.5 7.0 45 15 1.96 667 0.00001 8.0 7.9 3.5 7.18 320 136 90.3 23.0 17.1 0.42 10 3.81 5.32 167 0.58 18.7 26.3 26.7 < 0.090 0.19 5.7 22.4 760 55.0 0.108 2.55 74.3 28.8 < 6.0 13 184 0.60 1.3 0.2 1001 E 13 436 53.1 0.59 71 3 5 43 5.2 1.90 10 3045 50 3 659 40236 40224 30512 30522 30444 20237 20184 10044
2017-07-11 11:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
12.0 16.0 23.0 1.7 12 1.24 593 0.00001 8.3 8.2 2.3 3.36 247 15 64.2 20.9 32.2 0.89 22 3.80 5.90 84.1 0.88 23.5 11.5 11.5 < 0.030 0.04 2.2 3.8 107 24.4 0.223 0.32 22.2 18.3 < 2.0 < 2 232 0.38 0.05   1001 E 3.1 375 1.72 0.51 74     6 0.03 0.50 10 3070 50 3 591 40236 40237 30529 30522 30444 20237 20221 10044
2017-08-15 13:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
12.0 16.5 24.0 1.7 24 1.18 594 M  8.4 8.3 1.6 2.80 244 18 62.0 21.7 33.3 0.93 23 3.75 5.47 88.4 0.90 20.6 7.6 7.4 < 0.030 0.05 2.0 3.4 66.5 < 10.0 0.048 0.22 10.9 4.92 < 2.0 < 2 226 0.36 0.05   1001 < 2.0 372 1.71 0.51 65     4 0.02 0.30 10 3070 50 3 585 40236 40237 30529 30522 30541 20237 20210 10044

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