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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 12324680 Clark Fork at Goldcreek MT

Powell County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010201
Latitude  46°35'23.96", Longitude 112°55'43.37" NAD83
Drainage area 1,774  square miles
Gage datum 4,172.8 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
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)
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)
2019-10-10 08:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
100 3.0 -5.5   572 10 4.73 397 0.00001 8.1 8.3 183 53.5 12.1 7.8 9.4 0.049 0.11 4.8 15.7 250 < 10.0 0.051 1.92 49.1 13.1 4.5 16 1.44 16   0.6   1001 83     3 5 8 12 2.70 10 3044 200 2 401 0.0265 0.0045 30.00 30   40295 30715 30656 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-03-26 15:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
100 5.6 6.0   425 17   434 M  8.7 8.5 198 59.1 12.3 6.3 7.2 0.113 0.10 3.4 11.2 188 < 10.0 0.037 1.24 55.3 21.5 2.1 11   12   0.7   1001 82     3 5 9 10   10 3044 200 2 455 0.0198 0.0036       40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-04-15 15:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
105 6.0 7.0   598 18   430 M  8.5 8.3 188 55.9 11.7 6.3 9.4 0.102 0.19 3.8 26.6 546 10.7 0.058 3.36 96.4 16.4 2.8 28   17   0.8   1001 81     3 5 24 39   10 3044 200 2 440 0.0723 0.0138       40299 30763 30713 30724   20356 20353 20350   10062    
2020-05-07 15:20
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
118 7.8 14.0   954 5   309 0.00001 8.2 8.2 131 40.3 7.37 6.1 10.0 0.062 0.20 4.0 34.6 878 46.9 0.190 4.51 106 11.2 4.0 34   27 0.3   0.4 1001 64     3 5 46 118   20 3044 200 2 315 0.1777 0.0635       40311 30763 30811 30724   20419   20350   10062    
2020-05-21 09:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
120 9.6 11.0   2890 5   253 0.00001 7.9 8.0 105 31.5 6.47 12.2 35.6 0.066 1.19 13.5 289 6900 128 0.544 37.9 576 24.9 9.0 246   82 0.1   0.4 1001 53     3 3 451 3520   20 3054 200 2 267 1.4492 0.6755       40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-06-04 09:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
112 12.4 18.0   1540 5   249 0.00001 8.0 8.1 111 34.0 6.30 9.0 15.0 0.060 0.26 9.3 75.2 1270 31.7 0.211 7.74 108 9.75 5.0 58   44 0.3   0.4 1001 57     3 4 59 245   20 3054 200 2 253 0.2390 0.1037       40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-07-15 16:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
111 18.1 28.5   1060 4   319 M  8.4 8.3 143 42.9 8.68 9.2 11.3 0.072 0.10 6.5 16.6 224 11.9 0.078 1.38 33.5 12.9 2.4 14   30 0.3   0.5 1001 71     3 5 8 23   20 3044 200 2 321 0.0285 0.0083       40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-08-18 15:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
126 19.6 34.0   307 21   422 M  8.5 8.4 192 56.7 12.4 11.2 11.9 0.051 0.10 5.6 12.3 128 < 10.0 0.067 0.88 47.1 16.6 < 2.0 9   8.7   0.1   1001 81     3 5 6 5.0   10 3044 200 2 425 0.0220 0.0041       40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20379 20350   10063   20201000
2020-10-15 14:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
72.0 7.7 8.0     4   434 M  8.4 8.2 187 55.4 11.7 7.4 8.7 0.059 0.10 4.7 18.1 301 5.1 0.044 2.03 61.9 12.5 4.2 19       0.2   1001 81     3 5 11     10 3045 200 2 427 0.0391 0.0073 30.00 30   40322 30763 30811 30831   20419   20398   10063   20201000
2021-03-24 13:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
85.0 4.6 8.0     8   459 0.00001 8.2 8.2 204 61.1 12.4 6.2 8.7 0.091 0.16 4.3 21.1 435 12.6 0.070 2.34 78.7 28.9 5.2 22       0.5   1001 70     3 5 19     10 3044 200 2 462 0.0443 0.0133       40327 30862 30870 30861   20451   20398   10063   20210000
2021-04-14 14:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
92.0 3.4 9.0     31   424 M  8.4 8.6 183 55.1 11.0 5.1 7.0 0.107 0.13 2.8 17.0 349 12.5 0.054 2.28 70.4 26.3 3.9 18       0.3   1001 70     3 5 14     10 3044 200 2 432 0.0371 0.0110       40327 30862 30870 30861   20480 20404 20422   10063   20211000
2021-05-06 14:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
60.0 13.2 25.5     6   354 M  8.5 8.1 152 47.3 8.24 6.2 9.0 0.093 0.14 3.8 20.1 602 25.0 0.098 3.08 85.7 12.1 < 2.0 21       0.4   1001 69     3 5 29     10 3044 200 2 358 0.0771 0.0239       40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067   20211000
2021-05-19 16:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
106 10.5 9.5     4   297 M  8.4 8.2 129 39.2 7.55 6.3 9.8 0.037 0.20 5.6 26.8 574 22.3 0.092 4.24 69.3 12.5 2.5 26     0.2   0.2 1001 80     3 4 26     20 3054 200 2 304 0.0748 0.0146       40332 30862 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067   20211000
2021-06-10 08:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
112 13.8 14.5     4   305 0.00001 8.1 8.2 128 38.9 7.43 8.2 11.5 0.057 0.17 5.0 33.9 659 17.4 0.114 4.08 83.8 8.71 3.4 29     0.3   0.4 1001 74     3 5 33     20   200 2 308 0.1045 0.0275         30914 30870 30922   20480   20529       20211000
2021-07-14 13:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
58.0 21.1 31.5     8   400 M  8.6 8.4 189 55.7 12.1 9.8 10.1 0.039 0.06 5.0 7.9 105 10.6 0.094 0.65 39.6 15.2 2.2 6       0.2   1001 91     3 5 4     10 3044 200 2 401 0.0121 0.0011       40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529       20211000
2021-08-18 13:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
88.0 13.4 14.0 2   5   454 M  8.3 8.4 216 63.4 14.1 8.7 9.6 0.050 0.06 5.4 8.1 90.5 13.1 0.069 0.53 43.4 9.70 2.1 6       0.2   1001   10.00 150.0 3 5       10 3044 200 2 460         40336 40332 30926 30870 30922 30857 20480 20468 20529 81818 10071   20211000
2021-10-14 13:15
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
105 4.9 7.5 2 341 10 4.35 463 M  8.4 8.3 225 66.7 14.1 5.7 6.1 0.064 0.06 3.5 13.2 112 9.2 0.053 0.68 33.4 8.99 2.5 7 1.33 9.7   0.2   1001 79   150.0 3 5 6 5.5   10 3044 200 2 486 0.0193 0.0040 30.00 30   40339 30926 30840 30939   20480       10071   20211000
2022-03-23 17:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
102 12.3 20.0 1   10   453 M  8.7                                           0.2   1001 83 10.00 200.0 3 5 13     10 3044 200 2   0.0423 0.0074   1   40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10071    
2022-04-19 16:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
108 9.3 11.0 1   10   436 M  8.8 8.3 216 64.7 13.3 6.2 7.5 0.116 0.12 4.3 14.5 236 18.6 0.147 1.65 52.9 21.8 < 2.0 13       0.2   1001 83 10.00 210.0 3 5 7     10 3044 200 2 460 0.0219 0.0037   1   40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10071   20221000
2022-05-04 14:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
96.0 13.2 18.0 1   11   435 M  8.7                                           0.1   1001 89 10.00 156.0 3 5 10     10 3044 200 2   0.0343 0.0038   1   40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074    
2022-05-25 15:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
120 13.5 21.0 1   12   358 M  8.5                                           0.4   1001 86 10.00 200.0 3 5 10     10 3044 200 2   0.0314 0.0043       40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074    
2022-06-08 14:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
112 12.8 16.5 2   4   326 0.00001 8.1                                         0.3   0.5 1001 66 10.00 20.0 3 5 69     20 3052 200 2   0.2062 0.0705       40357 30978 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10075    
2022-07-13 16:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
150 20.5 30.0         370 M  8.4                                           0.4   1001   10.00 150.0 3 5       10 3044 200 2             40357 30978 30940   30929 20582 20523 20489     10074  

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