Surface Water

Data Type (click for a complete description)

Link or other availability

Hydrography (4th code watershed boundary, area, miles and area of lakes/perennial streams) NRIS Mapper
USGS Gaging Station Locations (with link to USGS site)  NRIS Mapper
USGS Real time stream flow Access from USGS  Statewide Streamflow Table, or go to individual station from this site)
USGS Daily, monthly and annual stream flow statistics  Access from USGS  Statewide Streamflow Table, or go to individual station from this site)
USGS Water quality  Access from USGS  Statewide Streamflow Table, or go to individual station from this site)
Tri-State Council Water Quality http://www.tristatecouncil.org
EPA Water Quality Database - STORET http://www.epa.gov/storet/dbtop.html
UM Watershed Health Clinic - Nutrient data Contact Vicki Watson at UM
Flood-Frequency and Basin-Characteristic Data  Montana USGS site
USGS Long-term Monitoring of Trace Elements in Water, Bed Sediment, and Aquatic Biota  Printed reports from the USGS (see description). Information on ordering from the USGS.
MT DEQ's Clean Water Act Info Center --support of beneficial use & causes of impairment http://deq.mt.gov/cwaic/
MT Water Rights database   http://nris.state.mt.us/dnrc/waterrights/default.aspx
UM master's theses on water, bed sediment, and aquatic biota Upper Clark Fork Basin

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