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Water-Year Summary for Site 12323770

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Mean,Max.,Min.)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
12323770 WARM SPRINGS CREEK AT WARM SPRINGS, MT
LOCATION - Lat 46°10'49.35", long 112°47'06.28" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.18, T.5 N., R.9 W., Deer Lodge County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 17010201, on right bank at I-90 frontage road bridge 0.2 mi southeast of Warm Springs post office, and at river mile 0.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 160 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1983 to current year. October 1983 to June 26, 2002 at site 200 ft upstream at different datum.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,810 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
10/02/2019 to 12/01/2020: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
12/11/2018 to 10/01/2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10/25/2017 to 12/11/2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
12/01/2016 to 10/24/2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10/06/2015 to 11/30/2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10/22/2014 to 10/05/2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor.  
10/01/2013 to 10/21/2014: records are good, except estimated records are poor.

Numerous diversions occur upstream from station. 
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1993 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: July 2000 to current year.
TURBIDITY: April 2013 to current year (seasonal records).
INSTRUMENTATION - WATER TEMPERATURE: Water temperature recorder was installed July 6, 2000. TURBIDITY: Turbidity monitor was installed April 17, 2013.
REMARKS -
WATER TEMPERATURE
10-18-2018 to 10-01-2019: records are good
10-26-2017 to 10-17-2018: records are good; 10-30-2017 to 11-09-2017: records are invalid.
12-01-2016 to 10-25-2017: records are excellent.
10-01-2015 to 11-30-2016: records are excellent.
10-01-2014 to 09-30-2015: records are excellent. 
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are excellent. 

Water-temperature records represent water temperature at sensor within 0.2 °C.     

TURBIDITY
04-08-2019 to 10-02-2019: records are fair.
03-12-2018 to 10-01-2018: records are fair.
03-29-2017 to 10-06-2017: records are fair to poor.
03-30-2016 to 09-30-2016: records are fair.
03-31-2015 to 09-30-2015: records are good to fair.
04-02-2014 to 09-30-2014: records are good to fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 23.5°C, July 21, 29, 2000, July 14, 2002; minimum -0.2°C, many days during 
winter period.

TURBIDITY: Maximum, 1070 formazin nephelometric units (FNU) on July 16, 2017; minimum, less than 0.5 FNU many days July - Aug.