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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 12331800 Clark Fork near Drummond MT

Granite County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010202
Latitude  46°42'42.89", Longitude 113°19'50.81" NAD83
Drainage area 2,516  square miles
Gage datum 3,810 feet above NAVD88
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
down
stream,
feet
(72104)
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
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 10:25
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
120 4.5 0.5   876 12 3.64 418 0.00001 8.2 8.3 186 52.8 13.2 7.1 9.0 0.041 0.08 2.7 10.3 226 < 10.0 0.042 1.52 50.0 11.8 3.3 14 1.11 25   0.4   1001 79       3 5 13 31 3.20 10 3044 200 2 425 0.0484 0.0102     40295 30715 30656 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-03-26 14:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
115 5.7 7.0   626 19   437 M  8.4 8.3 205 59.0 14.0 6.7 7.5 0.081 0.09 3.1 8.7 194 < 10.0 0.082 1.32 54.2 19.8 3.0 11   18   0.7   1001 85       3 5 9 15   10 3044 200 2 458 0.0280 0.0043     40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-04-15 14:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
117 7.0 5.0   830 20   442 0.00001 8.2 8.2         10.2   0.23   25.0 1000     4.37 107     48   24   1.0   1001 82       3 5 34 76   10 3044 200 2 451 0.1211 0.0212     40299 30763 30713 30724   20356 20353 20350   10062   20210000
2020-05-07 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
108 8.1 13.0   1320 5   322 0.00001 8.1 8.3 142 42.4 8.67 6.7 11.7 0.055 0.25 4.3 40.9 1100 41.7 0.235 6.67 152 9.61 4.2 53   37 0.4   0.8 1001 69       3 5 61 217   20 3044 200 2 326 0.2059 0.0644     40311 30763 30811 30724   20419   20350   10062    
2020-05-20 16:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
111 12.7 14.0   2640 5   275 0.00001 8.0 8.0 114 33.6 7.36 12.1 43.1 0.043 1.72 8.5 280 8240 87.3 0.718 59.3 915 51.4 6.6 421   75 0.2   0.5 1001 59       3 3 608 4330   20 3054 200 2 292 2.0402 0.8363     40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-06-03 15:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
127 15.4 24.0   2120 5   264 0.00001 8.1 8.1 114 34.5 6.85 9.7 17.6 0.072 0.33 9.1 67.3 1580 28.9 0.259 9.90 164 13.4 5.3 77   60 0.5   0.7 1001 60       3 4 79 452   20 3054 200 2 267 0.3498 0.1416 10   40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20353 20350   10063   20201000
2020-07-15 14:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
109 16.7 27.5   1500 4   347 0.00001 8.3 8.3 158 45.6 10.7 9.9 12.1 0.065 0.12 5.6 17.8 313 < 10.0 0.094 2.12 49.8 15.9 3.6 19   42 0.4   0.6 1001 67       3 5 15 61   20 3044 200 2 348 0.0469 0.0155     40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-08-19 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
86.0 19.1 27.5   415 11   500 0.00001 8.2 8.3 240 68.6 16.7 12.2 12.4 0.048 0.09 4.8 9.7 119 < 10.0 0.055 0.81 47.7 18.6 3.0 10   12   0.1   1001 78       3 5 9 10   10 3044 200 2 505 0.0299 0.0065     40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-10-15 13:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
88.0 7.7 11.0     4   458 0.00001 8.2 8.2 198 56.8 13.6 7.3 9.3 0.044 0.11 2.7 13.4 340 < 5.0 0.051 2.61 74.4 13.4 3.3 22       0.3   1001 78       3 5 19     10 3045 200 2 451 0.0650 0.0144     40322 30763 30811 30831   20419   20398   10063   20201000
2021-03-24 13:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
75.0 5.2 9.0     8   452 0.00001 8.1 8.2 206 60.0 13.7 6.7 10.0 0.067 0.15 4.2 20.8 609 15.5 0.116 3.62 96.4 25.5 5.4 30       0.3   1001 76       3 5 30     10 3044 200 2 456 0.0991 0.0239     40327 30862 30870 30861   20451   20398   10063   20210000
2021-04-14 13:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
134 4.4 5.5     17   436 0.00001 8.2 8.6 191 55.7 12.6 5.7 7.8 0.078 0.12 2.8 15.3 443 9.8 0.056 2.50 72.9 21.3 4.4 21       0.4   1001 79       3 5 19     10 3044 200 2 447 0.0595 0.0123     40327 30862 30870 30861   20480 20404 20422   10063   20211000
2021-05-06 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
108 12.5 23.0     4   359 M  8.3 8.3 159 46.6 10.3 6.6 9.5 0.068 0.16 4.2 21.2 694 22.4 0.128 4.00 104 11.3 2.8 29     0.5   0.5 1001 75       3 5 35     20 3044 200 2 361 0.1067 0.0271     40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067   20211000
2021-05-19 15:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
123 11.2 9.5     4   323 0.00001 8.2 8.1 145 43.0 9.24 7.3 9.7 0.036 0.15 4.7 22.5 643 18.7 0.118 4.09 94.3 11.9 3.0 26     0.3   0.4 1001 84       3 4 31     20 3054 200 2 329 0.0794 0.0125     40332 30862 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067   20211000
2021-06-09 15:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
108 16.6 19.5     4   332 M  8.4 8.3 142 42.0 8.87 8.6 12.1 0.054 0.20 5.7 32.0 688 14.1 0.136 4.65 90.9 12.7 3.1 34     0.3   0.4 1001 71       3 4 39     20 3054 200 2 335 0.1055 0.0310 10   40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529       20211000
2021-07-14 12:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
60.0 20.8 29.5     12   482 M  8.6 8.4 240 67.9 17.2 10.4 11.0 < 0.030 0.04 4.9 7.5 70.2 5.9 0.071 0.49 30.4 13.3 < 2.0 6       0.2   1001 73       3 5 17     10 3044 200 2 484 0.0546 0.0150     40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529       20211000
2021-08-18 12:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
90.0 15.4 14.5 2   8   523 0.00001 8.1 8.3 260 73.3 18.6 9.9 10.5 0.051 0.08 3.7 10.1 198 7.1 0.079 1.19 70.1 11.2 3.4 13       0.3   1001   10.00   10.0 3 5       10 3044 200 2 534       40336 40332 30926 30870 30922 30857 20480 20468 20529 81818 10071   20211000
2021-10-14 12:15
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
125 6.5 8.0 2 584 12 3.11 467 M  8.3 8.3 234 66.6 16.4 6.5 7.3 0.043 0.09 2.3 10.1 257 5.9 0.059 1.91 65.5 10.5 3.1 15 0.95 17   0.2   1001 73     5.0 3 5 21 33   10 3044 200 2 491 0.0879 0.0234     40339 30926 30840 30939   20480       10071   20211000
2022-03-24 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
130 9.6 11.5 1   10   468 0.00001 8.2                                           0.2   1001 77 10.00   10.0 3 5 21     10 3044 200 2   0.0641 0.0148 1   40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10071    
2022-04-20 15:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
126 10.5 11.5 1   18   461 M  8.5 8.2 234 68.0 15.7 6.8 8.4 0.100 0.13 4.5 10.1 185 11.6 0.124 1.21 44.4 21.7 3.0 13       0.2   1001 71 10.00   10.0 3 5 10     10 3052 200 2 484 0.0328 0.0094 1   40354 30938 30940   30878 20564 20468 20489 81822 10071   20221000
2022-05-04 15:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
120 14.6 21.0 1   11   458 M  8.5                                           0.2   1001 91 10.00   20.0 3 5 13     10 3044 200 2   0.0431 0.0038 1   40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074    
2022-05-25 16:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
120 16.0 20.5 1   10   422 M  8.6                                           0.3   1001 94 10.00 30.0   3 5 9     10 3044 200 2   0.0301 0.0018     40354 30938 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10074    
2022-06-08 16:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
108 14.7 18.0 2   4   355 0.00001 8.1                                         0.6   0.7 1001   10.00 10.0   3 5       20 3052 200 2       10   40357 30978 30940   30929 20564 20468 20489   10075    
2022-07-13 17:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
120 21.6 28.0         423 0.00001 8.3                                           0.7   1001   10.00   20.0 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