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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.
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USGS 12340000 Blackfoot River near Bonner MT

Missoula County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 17010203
Latitude  46°53'57.88", Longitude 113°45'22.75" NAD83
Drainage area 2,287  square miles
Gage datum 3,344.76 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)
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)


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)
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 13:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
125 5.0 7.0   672 8 2.28 274 M  8.4 8.3 138 34.9 12.5 1.1 1.2 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.40 < 0.4 38.6 < 10.0 < 0.020 < 0.06 3.7 1.39 < 2.0 < 2 0.69 19   0.4   1001   95     3 5 1 1.8 2.50 10 3044 200 2 281 0.0037 0.0002   40295 30715 30656 30724   20356   20350   10062    
2020-04-15 12:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
175 4.8 5.0   1730 5   195 0.00001 8.2 8.2 92.8 24.0 7.99 0.77 1.0 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.52 0.9 250 48.3 0.046 0.29 29.4 3.60 < 2.0 < 2   49 0.4   0.5 1001   85     3 5 15 70   20 3054 200 2 200 0.0623 0.0094   40299 30763 30713 30724   20356 20353 20350   10062    
2020-05-20 12:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
190 9.1 13.5   9160 5   153 0.00001 8.0 8.1 74.6 19.5 6.30 0.81 1.6 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.93 4.1 1330 38.2 0.044 1.46 79.0 4.55 < 2.0 7   259 0.6   0.8 1001   75     3 3 116 2870   20 3054 200 2 160 0.4988 0.1264   40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-06-03 11:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
193 12.4 20.0   8030 5   159 0.00001 8.2 8.2 78.7 21.2 6.25 0.82 1.3 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.77 1.8 490 20.7 0.026 0.54 29.4 3.32 < 2.0 3   227 0.8   1.1 1001   80     3 4 36 781   20 3054 200 2 162 0.1709 0.0347   40311 30763 30811 30831   20419 20353 20350   10063   20201000
2020-07-15 11:15
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
157 16.5 22.0   1760 5   232 M  8.3 8.3 117 29.7 10.3 1.1 1.2 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.66 0.7 76.1 < 10.0 < 0.020 0.10 8.5 2.67 < 2.0 < 2   50 0.4   0.6 1001   88     3 5 3 14   20 3044 200 2 234 0.0133 0.0016   40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-08-19 11:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
150 17.0 21.0   769 15   267 M  8.3 8.3 137 34.2 12.6 1.2 1.4 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.60 0.6 37.0 < 10.0 < 0.020 < 0.06 8.3 4.51 < 2.0 < 2   22   0.2   1001   80     3 5 2 4.2   10 3044 200 2 273 0.0080 0.0016   40311 30763 30811 30831   20419   20350   10063   20201000
2020-10-15 10:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
177 6.2 8.0     9   289 0.00001 8.2 8.2 132 33.2 11.9 1.1 1.1 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.54 0.7 48.6 5.5 < 0.020 0.07 6.2 4.68 < 2.0 < 2       0.2   1001   85     3 5 2     10 3045 200 2 274 0.0068 0.0010   40322 30763 30811 30831   20419   20398   10063   20201000
2021-04-14 11:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
153 4.0 3.5     4   185 0.00001 8.2 8.3 88.6 22.8 7.68 0.75 0.8 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.99 0.9 152 35.5 0.027 0.14 13.0 5.50 < 2.0 < 2     0.5   0.7 1001   90     3 5 6     20 3054 200 2 188 0.0205 0.0021   40327 30862 30870 30861   20480 20404 20422   10063   20211000
2021-05-19 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
183 9.0 10.0     4   149 0.00001 8.0 8.2 73.1 19.4 5.99 0.71 1.1 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.67 2.0 510 17.8 0.022 0.59 42.3 2.15 < 2.0 3     0.8   1.0 1001   80     3 4 42     20 3054 200 2 154 0.1420 0.0285   40332 30862 30870 30922   20480   20529   10067   20211000
2021-06-09 11:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
175 12.2 16.5     4   170 0.00001 8.3 8.2 78.1 20.7 6.40 0.80 1.1 < 0.030 < 0.03 0.71 1.6 359 41.2 0.059 0.42 23.8 4.73 < 2.0 < 2     0.5   0.9 1001   88     3 4 27     20 3054 200 2 173 0.0836 0.0104   40332 30914 30870 30922   20480 20468 20529   10067   20211000
2021-07-14 10:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
160 17.3 20.5     4   245 M  8.4   131 33.0 11.9 1.2 1.2 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.40 0.9 40.2 7.7 < 0.020 0.08 5.4 1.78 < 2.0 < 2       0.3   1001   87     3 5 2     10 3044 200 2   0.0068 0.0009   40332 30914 30870 30922   20480   20529       20211000
2021-10-14 09:30
MST
K
WS
USGS-WRD
140 4.3 2.0 2 544 9 2.07 267 M  8.4 8.3 146 36.1 13.6 1.1 1.1 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.40 0.4 50.3 7.2 < 0.020 < 0.06 3.9 1.17 < 2.0 < 2 0.63 15   0.2   1001   90   500.0 3 5 1 1.5   10 3044 200 2 290 0.0048 0.0005   40339 30926 30840 30939   20480       10071   20211000
2022-04-20 11:30
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
152 7.1 5.5 1   4   196 M  8.4 8.2 109 27.1 10.0 0.76 0.9 < 0.030 < 0.03 < 0.40 0.6 82.7 10.9 < 0.020 0.13 8.5 3.78 < 2.0 < 2     0.2   0.6 1001   96 10.00 300.0 3 5 2     20 3052 200 2 206 0.0048 0.0002 1 40354 30938 30940   30878 20564 20468 20489 81822 10071   20221000
2022-05-26 10:00
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
165 12.5 17.0 1   5   169 0.00001 8.2                                         0.9   1.6 1001   86 10.00 300.0 3 5 10     20 3044 200 2   0.0325 0.0044   40357 30978 30940   30929 20564   20489   10075    
2022-06-09 09:45
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
178 12.5 19.0 1   5   159 0.00001 8.1                                         0.7   1.7 1001     10.00 300.0 3 5       20 3044 200 2         40357 30978 30940   30929 20564   20489   10075    
2022-07-14 11:10
MDT
K
WS
USGS-WRD
155   19.0     5   18 M  216                                         0.4   1.0 1001 8.2   10.00 300.0 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