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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Mean,Max.,Min.)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06187915 SODA BUTTE CREEK AT PARK BOUNDARY, AT SILVER GATE, MT
LOCATION - Lat 45°00'10.19", long 110°00'06.74" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.33, T.9 S., R.14 E., Park County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10070001, at Yellowstone National Park boundary, 0.25 mi downstream from Silver Creek, 0.75 mi southwest of Silver Gate, and at river mile 17.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 30.9 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1998 to current year. October 1998 to September 2002 records collected by the National Park Service and U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, under the general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter is located at the station. Elevation of gage is 7,340 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
10/01/2018 to 09/30/2019: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10/01/2017 to 09/30/2018: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10/01/2016 to 09/30/2017: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10/01/2015 to 09/30/2016: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10/01/2014 to 09/30/2015: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor. 
10/01/2013 to 09/30/2014: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor. 

No known regulation or diversion upstream from station. 
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1999 to 2001, April 2003 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2008 to September 2010.
WATER TEMPERATURE: April 2003 to September 2010.
TURBIDITY: May 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature recorder was installed April 23, 2003 and was discontinued in October 2010. Specific conductance recorder was installed October 8, 2008 and discontinued in October 2010. Turbidity recorder was installed May 28, 2009.
REMARKS -
TURBIDITY
03-01-2015 to 11-03-2015 (seasonal record): records are fair to poor.
04-10-2014 to 10-31-2014 (seasonal record): records are excellent, except records from May 17-19 
and Oct. 1-31 are good, records from May 20-21 are fair, and records from May 22-27 and values 
greater than 150 are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 18.0°C, July 22 and 30, 2007; minimum, 0.0°C, many days October 
through May.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 269 uS/cm at 25°C on May 13, 2009; minimum, 71 uS/cm at 25°C on 
June 28, 2009.
TURBIDITY: Maximum, 1350 June 10, 2015; 
minimum, <0.5 FNU Sept. 26, 2009, many days during 2010 and 2011.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR - TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, >1000 FNU, many days in July, Aug, and Sept; minimum recorded, 2.0 FNU, Oct 6, 8-10, 2012 and April 25.