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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 12334550 Clark Fork at Turah Bridge nr Bonner MT

Missoula County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010202
Latitude  46°49'33.28", Longitude 113°48'50.51" NAD83
Drainage area 3,657  square miles
Gage datum 3,320 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)
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
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
repli-
cate,
code
(99105)
Type
of
sample
related
QA
data,
code
(99111)
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 11:50
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
150 5.0 0.5   1320 10 2.89 352 M  8.4 8.3 160 44.7 11.8 5.5 6.7 < 0.030 0.06 2.1 7.1 158 < 10.0 0.036 1.04 32.4 3.89 2.6 11 0.88 37   0.4   1001   86       3 5 6 21 3.10 10 3044 200 2 359 0.0194 0.0027     40295 30715 30656 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-03-26 13:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
130 4.7 4.0   926 22   360 M  8.3 8.3 162 45.7 11.7 5.0 5.4 0.054 0.07 2.9 7.1 155 < 10.0 0.052 0.94 34.9 6.78 2.4 11   26   0.9   1001   85       3 5 8 20   10 3044 200 2 376 0.0254 0.0037     40299 30763 30713 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-04-15 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
135 6.2 8.0   1370 11   327 M  8.4 8.2 146 40.8 10.6 4.6 5.9 0.043 0.12 2.5 14.6 435 28.1 0.091 2.70 73.4 6.01 2.6 21   39   1.2   1001   89       3 5 22 81   10 3044 200 2 334 0.0740 0.0085     40299 30763 30713 30724   20356 20353 20350   10062    
2020-05-07 12:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
176 7.3 13.0   3270 5   192 0.00001 8.0 8.2 83.5 24.0 5.70 3.9 5.7 < 0.030 0.14 2.5 21.2 656 45.9 0.154 3.50 78.1 5.53 3.3 29   93 0.6   1.8 1001   69       3 5 39 344   20 3044 200 2 196 0.1416 0.0444     40311 30763 30811 30724   20419   20350   10062    
2020-05-20 14:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
197 10.3 8.0   7360 5   139 0.00002 7.8 7.8 63.0 17.7 4.56 4.2 12.7 < 0.030 0.66 4.3 98.3 3900 84.0 0.267 18.7 377 23.7 4.3 173   208 0.2   1.1 1001   52       3 3 372 7390   20 3054 200 2 149 1.4847 0.7097 30.00 30 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-06-03 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
184 13.6 20.5   4750 5   172 0.00001 8.0 8.1 74.4 21.7 4.90 5.5 9.7 0.040 0.19 5.4 34.4 912 40.0 0.207 5.31 93.1 11.4 4.3 43   135 0.2   1.4 1001   56       3 4 60 770   20 3054 200 2 175 0.2553 0.1132     40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20353 20350   10063   20201000
2020-07-15 12:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
117 16.0 23.5   2650 5   260 0.00001 8.3 8.2 117 33.3 8.11 6.3 7.7 0.042 0.08 4.1 10.5 204 11.9 0.066 1.14 27.3 8.70 2.5 12   75 0.4   1.3 1001   71       3 5 10 72   20 3044 200 2 261 0.0507 0.0145     40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-08-19 12:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
120 17.5 27.0   864 15   331 M  8.4 8.3 160 44.6 11.9 6.4 6.5 < 0.030 0.05 3.0 6.1 85.7 < 10.0 0.031 0.54 24.6 7.63 2.4 8   24   0.2   1001   83       3 5 4 9.3   10 3044 200 2 336 0.0150 0.0026   40 40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-10-15 11:55
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
110 7.1 6.0     6   347 0.00001 8.2 8.2 144 40.7 10.4 4.7 5.4 0.031 0.08 3.0 8.9 264 8.9 0.054 1.38 46.3 7.61 3.1 16       0.2   1001   84       3 5 14     10 3045 200 2 335 0.0473 0.0075       30763 30811 30831   20419   20398       20201000
2021-03-24 11:40
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
132 4.4 6.0     4   357 0.00001 8.2 8.2 161 45.7 11.3 5.4 7.4 0.042 0.14 3.8 18.3 521 20.0 0.110 2.76 76.1 16.3 5.0 28     0.2   0.8 1001   83       3 5 25     20 3052 200 2 362 0.0752 0.0127     40327 30862 30870 30861   20451   20398   10063   20210000
2021-04-14 12:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
145 4.1 6.5     29   311 0.00001 8.2 8.3 132 37.9 9.16 3.7 4.9 0.059 0.08 2.2 10.0 309 21.1 0.068 1.56 40.0 10.4 3.2 15       0.5   1001   85       3 5 13     10 3044 200 2 319 0.0403 0.0059     40327 30862 30870 30861   20480 20404 20422   10063   20211000
2021-05-06 12:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
172 10.4 21.0     4   200 0.00001 8.1 8.0 84.5 24.5 5.68 3.4 4.8 0.053 0.10 2.6 14.1 762 36.8 0.107 2.69 59.8 6.02 2.4 26     0.8   1.2 1001   50       3 5 44     20 3044 200 2 203 0.1544 0.0765     40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067   20211000
2021-05-19 13:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
175 9.4 9.0     4   147 0.00001 7.9 8.0 65.0 18.5 4.59 2.7 4.1 < 0.030 0.09 2.4 14.6 680 35.0 0.077 2.45 58.3 5.22 2.3 21     0.6   1.0 1001   56       3 4 51     20 3054 200 2 150 0.1579 0.0697 30.00 30 40332 30862 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067   20211000
2021-06-09 13:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
174 13.3 16.5     4   183 0.00001 8.1 8.1 77.5 22.1 5.40 4.0 5.6 0.031 0.10 3.5 17.4 342 24.1 0.100 2.31 47.6 6.71 2.8 21     0.6   0.9 1001   64       3 4 31     20 3054 200 2 185 0.1066 0.0385     40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529   10067   20211000
2021-07-14 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
90.0 17.9 28.0     11   288 M  8.4 8.3 138 37.5 10.8 4.5 4.9 < 0.030 < 0.03 2.5 3.5 34.5 7.5 0.029 0.15 8.5 4.23 < 2.0 3       0.4   1001   81       3 5 2     10 3044 200 2 288 0.0057 0.0011     40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529       20211000
2021-10-14 11:00
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
125 5.7 5.0 2 806 12 1.99 370 M  8.3 8.3 184 51.5 13.5 4.9 5.4 < 0.030 0.06 1.8 7.0 173 5.7 0.045 1.13 38.5 3.28 2.3 12 0.61 23   0.2   1001   88     2640 3 5 9 20   10 3044 200 2 390 0.0298 0.0037     40339 30926 30840 30939   20480       10071   20211000
2022-03-24 09:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
150 8.4 8.5 1   10   360 0.00001 8.2                                           0.5   1001   81 10.00   1320 3 5 12     10 3044 200 2   0.0334 0.0062   1 40354 30938 30940   30878 20564   20489   10071    
2022-04-20 13:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
144 8.5 10.7 1   10   328 M  8.5 8.2 165 46.2 12.0 4.1 4.6 0.045 0.05 2.6 6.0 126 10.0 0.072 0.71 22.2 6.89 < 2.0 8       0.4   1001   80 10.00   1250 3 5 4     10 3052 200 2 343 0.0133 0.0026   1 40354 30938 30940   30878 20564 20468 20489 81822 10071   20221000
2022-05-05 09:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
105 10.9 15.0 2   4   250 0.00001 8.1                                         0.4   0.9 1001   81 10.00   0.0 3 5 26     20 3052 200 2   0.0843 0.0156     40354 30938 30940   30929 20564   20489   10075    
2022-05-26 12:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
107 16.3 21.0 1   4   186 0.00001 8.2                                         0.5   1.2 1001   66 10.00   0.0 3 5 11     20 3044 200 2   0.0327 0.0110 30.00 30 40357 30978 30940   30929 20564   20489   10075    
2022-06-09 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
157 13.9 20.0 1   4   178 0.00001 7.9                                         0.8   1.2 1001     10.00 0.0   3 5       20 3044 200 2           40357 30978 30940   30929 20564   20489   10075    
2022-07-14 13:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
105   29.5     4   21 M  282                                         0.4   1.0 1001 8.3   10.00     3 5       10 3044 200 2           40357 30978 30940   30929 20582   20489     10074  

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