Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center
Data and Tools
Current and Historical Water Conditions
Using Geospatial Analyses to Understand Hydrologic Systems
Geospatial data, such as remote sensing images and map based information, provide an opportunity to evaluate hydrologic systems with a spatially continuous data set.
WaterWatch is a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) World Wide Web site that displays maps, graphs, and tables describing real-time, recent, and past streamflow conditions for the United States.Access the data
StreamStats in Montana
StreamStats is a Web-based geographic information system (GIS) application created by the USGS to provide users with access to an assortment of data and analytical tools. StreamStats provides streamflow and basin characteristics for USGS sites.Access the data
Data collected in the Yellowstone River basin since 1998 are available from this link. Data from the Yellowstone River Basin NAWQA study unit and other study units that overlap into Wyoming, such as the Upper Snake River, the Great Salt Lake Basins, and the South Platte River study units, also are available from the...
The purpose of the crest-stage gage network is to inventory and monitor peak discharges throughout the state of Montana, with special emphasis on streams that may damage transportation infrastructure. Recorded data documenting peak streamflow at various sites within the state will be used by the Montana Department of Transportation to support assessments of culvert size, bridge construction,...
Streams throughout the country are routinely sampled for their water quality. Water-quality data are available for active sites and historical sites from the USGS National Water Information System Web Interface (NWISWeb). NWISWeb has discrete water-quality sample data as well as ...
Sampling began in 2007 to determine biological and chemical characteristics of Fish Creek, Teton County. Macroinvertebrate and algal data collected from 2007 through 2011 are available from this link.
Mining in the upper Clark Fork Basin has resulted in substantial effects on water quality from large amounts of waste materials enriched with metallic contaminants. The U.S. Geological Survey has collected data since 1985 to document changes in water quality that might have resulted from remediation activities.
Want to know what's happening right now? Request real-time information from any USGS streamgage with the USGS WaterNow text service. This service responds to your text message with information about the current stage, streamflow, or other parameters collected at the gage.
The WaterAlert service sends e-mail or text (SMS) messages when certain parameters, as measured by a USGS real-time data-collection station, exceed user-definable thresholds. The development and maintenance of the WaterAlert system is supported by the USGS and its partners, including numerous federal, state, and...
The National Water Information System (NWIS) is the USGS water data portal where you can find a wealth of historic and real-time data related to floods. The NWIS website also is where you can query peak streamflow data by station, state (...