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Water Quality Samples for Montana

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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)



Temper-
ature,
air,
deg F
(00021)


Baro-
metric
pres-
sure,
mm Hg
(00025)




Weather
WMO
code
(00041)




Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
(00060)

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,
m3/s
(30208)


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)
Turbid-
ity,
IR LED
light,
det ang
90 deg,
FNU
(63680)
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)
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)

Sus-
pended
sedimnt
mass
<63 um,
grams
(91158)

Sus-
pended
sedimnt
mass
>63 um,
grams
(91159)
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 10.00   3 5 8 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       436 17 4.46 434 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 1.36 12   0.7   1001   82 10.00   3 5 9   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 4.74 430 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 1.44 17   0.8   1001   81 10.00   3 5 24   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       946 5 5.22 309 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 1.59 27 0.3   0.4 1001   64 10.00   3 5 46   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       2850 5 6.97 253 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 2.12 81 0.1   0.4 1001   53 10.00   3 3 451   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       1560 5 5.86 249 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 1.79 44 0.3   0.4 1001   57 10.00   3 4 59   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       1070 4 5.40 319 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 1.65 30 0.3   0.5 1001   71 10.00   3 5 8   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       311 21 4.24 422 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 1.29 8.8   0.1   1001   81 10.00   3 5 6   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       499 4 4.60 434 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 1.40 14   0.2   1001   81 10.00   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       500 8 4.60 459 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 1.40 14   0.5   1001   70 10.00   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       531 31 4.65 424 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 1.42 15   0.3   1001   70 10.00   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       786 6 5.02 354 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 1.53 22   0.4   1001   69 10.00   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       809 4 5.05 297 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 1.54 23 0.2   0.2 1001   80 10.00   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       815 4 5.06 305 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 1.54 23 0.3   0.4 1001   74 10.00   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       225 8 4.10 400 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 1.25 6.4   0.2   1001   91 10.00   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     2 216 5 4.08 454 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 1.24 6.1   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     2 336 10 4.36 463 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 9.5   0.2   1001   79 10.00 150.0 3 5 6   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     1 415 10 4.43 453 M  8.7 8.3 218 65.0 13.6 6.5 8.1 0.104 0.13 5.1 19.3 14.3 14.2 0.127 2.06 64.1 24.7 2.6 19 1.35 12   0.2   1001   83 10.00 200.0 3 5 13   10 3044 200 2 473 0.0423     0.0074   1   40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10071   20220000
2022-04-19 16:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
108 9.3 11.0     1 370 10 4.36 436 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 1.33 10   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     1 346 11 4.32 435 M  8.7 8.2 205 60.7 13.0 7.5 8.2 0.127 0.13 4.9 11.8 274 20.5 0.123 1.32 59.9 26.0 2.1 < 12 1.32 9.8   0.1   1001   89 10.00 156.0 3 5 10   10 3044 200 2 444 0.0343     0.0038   1   40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074   20221000
2022-05-25 15:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
120 13.5 21.0     1 422 12 4.47 358 M  8.5 8.3 168 49.6 10.8 7.1 7.2 0.050 0.09 3.8 9.3 243 22.0 0.112 1.09 53.4 22.7 2.2 10 1.36 12   0.4   1001   86 10.00 200.0 3 5 10   10 3044 200 2 362 0.0314     0.0043       40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074   20221000
2022-06-08 14:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
112 12.8 16.5     2 1080 4 5.37 326 0.00001 8.1 8.2 138 43.0 7.47 8.9 16.2 0.089 0.33 5.8 60.5 1230 31.1 0.244 8.17 153 11.1 4.9 51 1.64 31 0.3   0.5 1001   66 10.00 20.0 3 5 69   20 3052 200 2 328 0.2062     0.0705       40357 30978 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10075   20221000
2022-07-13 16:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
150 20.5 30.0       540   4.67 370 M  8.4 8.3 176 53.0 10.5 10.8 11.1 0.060 0.08 5.4 10.0 119 14.6 0.111 0.79 30.6 16.5 < 2.0 7 1.42 15   0.4   1001   91 10.00 150.0 3 5 4   10 3044 200 2 371 0.0133     0.0012       40357 30978 30940   30929 20582 20523 20489     10074 20221000
2022-08-17 17:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
99.0 23.5         118 10 3.79 413 M  8.8 8.8 183 52.7 12.6 10.9 10.6 0.059 0.04 5.4 6.5 30.3 < 5.0 0.026 0.15 13.8 6.11 < 2.0 2 1.16 3.3   0.1   1001   88 10.00 100.0 3 5 2   10 3044 10 2 404 0.0072     0.0009   1   40368                 10074   20221000
2022-10-05 15:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
102 13.9 24.5     0.0 266   4.30 504 M  8.5 5.9 216 63.7 13.9 8.6 8.3 0.055 0.05 4.7 6.2 51.6 7.0 0.051 0.33 23.4 7.81 < 2.0 4 1.31 7.5       1001   78 10.00 150.0 3 5 3   10 3044 10 2 < 5 0.0065 0.0051 0.0014     10   40368                 10078   20221000
2023-03-22 13:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
103 3.9     649 0.0 275 10 4.22 471 M  8.7 8.3 205 61.1 12.7 6.3 8.8 0.063 0.18 4.5 24.4 382 6.4 0.063 3.00 95.2 37.9 4.7 24 1.29 7.8       1001 6.8 62 10.00 100.0 3 5 15   10 3044   2 477 0.0546 0.0336 0.0210     1   40382                 10079   20230000
2023-04-12 11:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
110 3.4   37.0 650 71 1020 10 5.31 266 0.00001 8.0 8.0 117 35.3 7.03 7.7 13.1 0.050 0.34 7.3 62.7 2100 75.9 0.260 10.3 214 18.7 5.2 61 1.62 29       1001 31 59 10.00 40.0 3 5 379   10 3044 200 2 284 1.2520 0.7336 0.5184     1   40368                 10079   20230000
2023-05-10 17:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
110 10.5     653 1 1850 8 6.11 279 0.00001 8.0 8.1 121 36.9 7.10 8.6 14.7 0.085 0.31 7.5 59.1 1390 68.7 0.306 7.65 134 15.6 6.8 56 1.86 52       1001 17 61 10.00 50.0 3 4 80   10 3054   2 283 0.1852 0.1136 0.0716     40   40382                 10079   20231000
2023-05-24 16:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
110 13.3   67.0 651 2 1700 8 5.98 237 0.00001 7.9 8.1 104 31.8 5.97 9.0 20.1 0.046 0.34 8.9 84.6 1540 38.9 0.282 11.2 134 11.7 5.1 66 1.82 48       1001 16 61 10.00 50.0 3 4 80   10 3054   2 243 0.2331 0.1412 0.0919     1   40382                 10079   20231000
2023-06-15 14:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
112 12.7       2 1660 8 5.95 279 0.00001 7.9 8.2 116 35.6 6.71 10.9 18.7 0.065 0.26 9.5 65.0 1180 34.7 0.207 7.76 102 13.0 5.5 54 1.81 47       1001 12 53 10.00 0.0 3 4 62   10 3052   2 283 0.1617 0.0865 0.0752     1   40384                 10079   20231000
2023-07-13 15:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
105 19.2 24.4   655 1 615 10 4.79 347 M  8.4 8.3 159 48.6 9.10 10.5 11.6 0.069 0.10 6.0 14.8 329 13.7 0.107 1.71 37.3 12.7 2.3 14 1.46 17       1001 1.8 81 10.00 50.0 3 5 4   10 3052   2 353 0.0104 0.0084 0.0020     1   40384                   10080 20231000
2023-08-16 14:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
103 20.6 32.8   655 2 237 10 4.08 412 M  8.5 8.5 191 57.0 11.9 10.7 11.4 0.051 0.06 6.0 9.4 90.4 11.5 0.085 0.59 31.0 10.7 < 2.0 7 1.24 6.7       1001 1.8 66 10.00 100.0 3 5 4   10 3044 10 2 409 0.0095 0.0063 0.0032     1   40384                   10080 20231000
2023-10-11 15:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
105 12.7   53.0 646 1 408 10 4.44 443 M  8.6 8.4 202 60.1 12.6 8.6 8.5 0.067 0.08 4.4 10.4 124 7.0 0.052 0.86 34.1 8.35 < 2.0 9 1.35 12       1001 2.8 61 10.00 75.0 3 5 6   10 3044 10 2 442 0.0219 0.0134 0.0085     1   40389                     20231000
2023-11-02 17:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
106 4.1   47.0 652 2 468 10 4.55 437 M  8.3 8.2 197 58.8 12.2 6.1 6.9 0.059 0.09 3.1 13.7 234 12.2 0.095 1.57 49.6 12.6 3.6 15 1.39 13       1001 4.7 69 10.00 100.0 3 5 9   10 3044 10 2 428 0.0312 0.0214 0.0098                               20231000

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