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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.

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
Period of record
Begin Date End Date Samples
2003-03-11 2022-07-13 254
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Parameter
Code
Count Begin
Date
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Date
Parameter Code Complete Name
00004 52 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Stream width, feet
00010 253 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Temperature, water, degrees Celsius
00020 229 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Temperature, air, degrees Celsius
00028 55 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Agency analyzing sample, code
00041 6 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Weather, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) code
00060 2 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Discharge, cubic feet per second
00061 226 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Discharge, instantaneous, cubic feet per second
00063 52 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Number of sampling points, count
00065 234 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Gage height, feet
00095 245 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius
00191 158 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Hydrogen ion, water, unfiltered, calculated, milligrams per liter
00400 158 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units
00403 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 pH, water, unfiltered, laboratory, standard units
00405 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Carbon dioxide, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter
00681 68 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Organic carbon, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00900 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Hardness, water, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00905 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Noncarbonate hardness, water, filtered, lab, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
00915 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Calcium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00925 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Magnesium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00930 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sodium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00931 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR), water, number
00932 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sodium fraction of cations, water, percent in equivalents of major cations
00935 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Potassium, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00940 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Chloride, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00945 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sulfate, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00950 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Fluoride, water, filtered, milligrams per liter
00955 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Silica, water, filtered, milligrams per liter as SiO2
01000 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Arsenic, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01002 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Arsenic, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01025 150 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Cadmium, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01027 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Cadmium, water, unfiltered, micrograms per liter
01040 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Copper, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01042 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Copper, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01045 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Iron, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01046 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Iron, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01049 151 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Lead, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01051 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Lead, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01055 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Manganese, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
01056 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Manganese, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01090 151 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Zinc, water, filtered, micrograms per liter
01092 152 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Zinc, water, unfiltered, recoverable, micrograms per liter
29801 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Alkalinity, water, filtered, fixed endpoint (pH 4.5) titration, laboratory, milligrams per liter as calcium carbonate
30207 234 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Gage height, above datum, meters
30208 2 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Discharge, cubic meters per second
30209 226 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Discharge, instantaneous, cubic meters per second
50015 42 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Transit rate, sampler, feet per second
50280 52 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Site visit purpose, code
63676 69 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Turbidity, water, unfiltered, broad band light source (400-680 nm), detectors at multiple angles including 90 +-30 degrees, ratiometric correction, NTRU
70301 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Dissolved solids, water, filtered, sum of constituents, milligrams per liter
70302 55 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Dissolved solids, water, short tons per day
70303 63 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Dissolved solids, water, filtered, short tons per acre-foot
70331 156 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Suspended sediment, sieve diameter, percent smaller than 0.0625 millimeters
71999 12 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sample purpose, code
72104 1 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sample location, distance downstream, feet
72105 4 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sample location, distance upstream, feet
72219 48 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sampler nozzle material, code
72220 48 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sampler nozzle diameter, code
80154 156 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter
80155 143 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day
81904 31 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Velocity at point in stream, feet per second
82398 158 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sampling method, code
84164 157 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sampler type, code
84171 52 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sample splitter type, field, code
84182 50 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Bottle or bag sampler material (construction), code
90095 151 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, laboratory, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius
91157 28 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Suspended sediment, sediment mass recovered from whole water sample, dry weight, grams
91165 28 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Suspended sediment, between 0.063 and 4 mm sieve diameter, sediment mass analyzed for particle size fractions, dry weight, grams
99111 4 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Type of quality assurance data associated with sample, code
99156 61 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Sulfuric acid NWIS lot number, 4.5 N (1:7), 1 mL, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q438FLD
99159 61 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Nitric acid NWIS lot number, 7.5-7.7 N, 2 mL, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q436FLD
99161 49 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 100 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q43FLD
99163 48 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 500 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q45FLD
99164 45 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 750 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q46FLD
99165 6 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Conductance standard NWIS lot number, 1000 uS/cm KCl, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock number Q47FLD
99171 52 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 pH 10 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q122FLD, Q123FLD
99172 20 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 pH 4 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q124FLD, Q125FLD
99173 50 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 pH 7 Buffer solution, NWIS lot number, National Field Supply Service (NFSS) stock numbers Q126FLD, Q127FLD
99200 1 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Lot number, first, inorganic-grade water, number
99206 61 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 NWIS lot number, capsule filter, 0.45 micron
99870 21 2003-03-11 2022-07-13 Julian date, in-bottle digestion, ddd
 
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