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Water-Year Summary for Site 12324400

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Min.,Mean,Max.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
80299 Suspnd sedmnt conc, sensor(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
12324400 CLARK FORK ABOVE LITTLE BLACKFOOT RIVER, NEAR GARRISON, MT
LOCATION - Lat 46°30'39.28", long 112°47'22.87" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.25, T.9 N., R.10 W., Powell County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 17010201, on left bank, on private road bridge, 0.7 mi upstream from Little Blackfoot River, 1.2 mi southeast of Garrison, and at river mile 446.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,130 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,350 ft referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS -
10-25-2018 to 10-15-2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-31-2017 to 10-24-2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-12-2016 to 10-30-2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-08-2015 to 10-11-2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-22-2014 to 10-07-2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-01-2013 to 10-21-2014: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 

Some regulation occurs from settling ponds on Silver Bow Creek near Warm Springs. Numerous diversions 
for irrigation are located upstream from station.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2009 to August 2009. March 2017 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: March 2017 to current year (seasonal records).

TURBIDITY: October 2018 to current year (seasonal records)
INSTRUMENTATION -

Water temperature recorder installed March 27, 2017.

Turbidity sensor installed October 30, 2018. 

REMARKS -
WATER TEMPERATURE
06-01-2019 to 09-30-2019 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
05-01-2018 to 10-15-2018 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
03-28-2017 to 09-30-2017 (seasonal record): records are excellent, except missing periods which are poor.

TURBIDITY
03-28-2019 to 11-19-2019 (seasonal record): records are fair.
10-30-2018 to 03-18-2019 (seasonal record): records are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

WATER TEMPERATURE:  Maximum recorded, 24.2°C, August 5, 2019; minimum recorded, 2.5°C, September 30, 2019.

TURBIDITY: (seasonal record) Maximum,  159 formazin nephelometric units (FNU), April 8, 2019; minimum, below 2.0 FNU, multiple times during the season.