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Redwater River at Circle MT (USGS-06177500) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Montana Water Science Center (identifier USGS-MT), has the name "Redwater River at Circle MT" and has the identifier USGS-06177500. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)10060002. See more details of this site the the USGS NWIS Web page for this site. This site has a drainage area of 551 sq mi.

This site is located in Mccone County County, Montana at 47.41397220000000 degrees latitude and -105.5756444000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from Digital MAP." and the accuracy is .1 seconds. This site is at an elevation of 2394.32 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Level or other surveyed method." is .01 feet. The vertical coordinate reference system is NGVD29.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "USGS-06177500" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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Upstream and downstream locations

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups

For a more detailed breakdown of data, go to the Monitoring Report at the EPA How's My Waterway Application

Characteristic Group Date Range*
Biological, Algae, Cyanobacteria 2009 - 2009
Biological, Algae, Phytoplankton, Cyanobacteria, Periphyton 2009 - 2009
Biological, Algae, Phytoplankton, Photosynthetic Pigments 2009 - 2009
Information 1983 - 1985
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1974 - 1985
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1974 - 2009
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1974 - 1985
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1974 - 1985
Nutrient 1974 - 2009
Organics, Other 1978 - 1985
Physical 1974 - 2013
Radiochemical 1974 - 1981
Sediment 1974 - 1985
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier USGS-MT
OrganizationFormalName USGS Montana Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-06177500
MonitoringLocationName Redwater River at Circle MT
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 10060002
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 551
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 47.41397220000000
LongitudeMeasure -105.5756444000000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .1
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode seconds
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from Digital MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 2394.32
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .01
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Level or other surveyed method.
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NGVD29
CountryCode US
StateCode 30
CountyCode 055
ProviderName NWIS