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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 12324200 Clark Fork at Deer Lodge MT

Powell County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  46°23'51.54", Longitude 112°44'33.14" NAD83
Drainage area 1,001  square miles
Gage datum 4,502.2 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)
Turbdty
IR LED
light,
det ang
90 deg,
corrctd
FNRU
(63681)
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)
50
uS/cm
KCl
conduct
stand-
ard lot
number
(99160)
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)
2018-10-16 17:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
85.0 7.0 12.5   342 17 3.09 438 M  8.5 8.3 196 56.6 13.4 10.2 11.6 0.070 0.13 5.7 14.3 199 11.4 0.063 1.22 41.7 16.0 4.9 13 0.94 9.7   0.4   1001   64 40.00 3 5 8 7.4 2.45 10 3044 200 2 448 0.0110 0.0040       40267   30576 30645 30635   20291   20280   10055
2018-11-27 11:05
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
86.0 1.1 4.5   337 11 3.08 444 0.00001 8.1 8.2 211 60.9 14.2 7.4 9.9 < 0.090 0.13 3.9 19.4 337 < 10.0 < 0.060 2.21 61.0 24.5 6.8 20 0.94 9.5   0.3   1001   78 40.00 3 5 13 12   10 3044 200 2 454 0.0219 0.0048   1   40267     30645     20318   20350   10055
2018-11-27 11:35
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
  1.1 4.5   337   3.08 444                                         0.94 9.5           75       13 12   10 3044       0.0223 0.0056                            
2019-03-26 14:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
80.0 4.5 6.0   591 7 3.31 425 0.00001 7.9 8.1 183 52.7 12.4 12.9 35.2 0.136 0.70 22.4 436 4230 84.0 0.285 30.3 298 63.1 18.4 128 1.01 17   1.0   1001   65 40.00 3 5 185 295 2.80 10 3044 10 2 436 0.2741 0.0970     40280 40282   30614 30656     20356   20350   10055
2019-04-23 16:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
100 10.5 16.0 2 711 5 3.51 399 0.00001 8.2 8.3 178 51.3 12.1 15.9 30.9 0.069 0.30 8.6 78.5 1680 47.7 0.230 9.44 168 19.2 6.3 65 1.07 20 0.3   0.7 1001   41 40.00 3 5 82 157 3.20 20 3052 200 2 408 0.2602 0.1526     40280 40282   30614 30656 30635   20356   20350   10055
2019-05-07 12:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
80.0 12.0 21.0   531 8 3.26 377 0.00001 8.2 8.3 169 49.4 11.0 11.9 18.4 0.056 0.16 6.4 37.1 626 19.4 0.094 4.04 113 15.7 4.6 30 0.99 15   0.5   1001   63 40.00 3 5 29 42 2.85 10 3044 200 2 385 0.0423 0.0156 30.00 30 40280 40282   30614   30635   20356 20316 20350 81805 10055
2019-05-17 10:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
102 10.0 8.5   925 4 3.81 284 0.00001 8.0 7.9 118 36.0 6.94 14.9 31.8 0.065 0.40 10.8 106 2090 41.5 0.234 14.3 227 16.0 6.6 86 1.16 26   1.0   1001 34 47 40.00 3 5 123 307   40 3044 200   286 0.4179 0.2233         30540       30651 20318   20320   10055
2019-05-17 11:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
  10.0           284 0.00001 8.0                                                   42       135               0.4332 0.2492                            
2019-05-21 15:25
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
102 9.0 10.5   1010 4 3.81 318 0.00001 8.1 8.2 125 37.6 7.60 15.2 29.3 0.080 0.30 11.8 87.4 1520 34.6 0.216 11.3 137 18.9 8.2 72 1.16 29 0.2   0.5 1001   38   3 5 93 253 3.70 20 3052 200 2 325 0.2643 0.1634   10   40282   30614 30656 30635   20356 20316 20350   10055
2019-06-04 14:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
104 14.5 20.5   1130 5 4.01 257 0.00001 8.1 8.1 110 33.1 6.51 16.1 30.0 0.078 0.32 12.8 90.3 1650 28.6 0.213 11.9 148 14.4 5.6 68 1.22 32 0.3   0.6 1001   50 40.00 3 5 79 242 4.80 20 3052 200 2 257 0.2856 0.1433       40282   30715 30656 30635   20356 20316 20350   10057
2019-07-16 15:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
80.0 19.5 23.0   324 10 3.01 361 M  8.7 8.5 159 46.5 10.3 17.6 19.5 0.053 0.10 7.7 17.3 217 14.2 0.097 1.34 44.8 18.0 2.2 12 0.92 9.2   0.4   1001   77   3 5 7 6.1 2.30 10 3044 200 2 362 0.0090 0.0021       40282   30715 30656 30724   20356 20316 20350   10057
2019-08-20 13:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
75.0 19.0 30.0   163 9 2.56 445 M  8.4 8.4 194 56.6 12.7 14.9 17.5 0.050 0.08   16.2 137 14.4 0.126 1.05 44.8 22.2 4.2 10 0.78 4.6       1001   76   3 5 5 2.2 1.40 10 3044 200 2 450 0.0075 0.0018       40295   30715 30656 30724   20356 20316 20350   10062
2019-09-09 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
  14.9 15.0   320   2.93 453 0.00001 8.1 8.2 213 61.5 14.5 16.8 26.8 0.051 0.48 8.5 97.5 1990 18.6 0.140 12.4 359 24.1 4.5 85 0.89 9.1           80       87 75   10 3044     464 0.2750 0.0550   1   40282                   10055
2019-09-09 14:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
                                                                      81       86               0.2527 0.0484                            
2019-09-10 09:35
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
  11.6 17.0   275   2.85 445 0.00001 8.1 8.2 228 64.6 16.1 23.9 26.1 0.059 0.21 10.2 37.7 545 21.5 0.119 3.82 123 15.9 5.6 30 0.87 7.8           80       23 17   10 3044     500 0.0549 0.0110       40282                   10055
2019-09-10 10:05
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
                                                                      79       22               0.0453 0.0095                            

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