Watershed Monitoring Groups

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Water Monitoring Group Administering Watershed Entity Primary Watershed Monitoring Objective(s) Primary Water Monitoring Data Types Type of Water Resource Watershed Monitoring Entity Type Subbasin
Whitefish Lake Watershed Baseline Water Quality Monitoring Program Whitefish Lake Institute ( WLI ) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Education and Outreach, Aquatic Invasive Species Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Discharge, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers, Springs, Wetlands, Lakes and Reservoirs NGO Stillwater, MT (17010210)
Wetland Characterization Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Wetland Program Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Education and Outreach Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Water Chemistry Springs, Wetlands State Big Hole, MT (10020004), Gallatin, MT (10020008), Lower Musselshell, MT (10040205), Red Rock, MT (10020001), Upper Mussleshell, MT (10040201)
Upper Big Hole CCAA Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Problem identification, Trends, Streamgage, Long Term Fixed Station Biology, Discharge, Habitat-Riparian, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers Federal, State Big Hole, MT (10020004)
Swan Lake Water Monitoring Program Swan Lakers Baseline, Problem identification, Trends Water Chemistry Lakes and Reservoirs NGO Swan, MT (17010211), Flathead Lake, MT (17010208)
Sun River USGS Monitoring Sun River Watershed Group (SRWG), United States Geological Survey (USGS) Streamgage Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate Streams, Rivers Federal, Watershed Groups Sun, MT (10030104)
SRWG Volunteer Monitoring Project Sun River Watershed Group (SRWG) Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage, Pollution Source Assessment, Project Identification, Education and Outreach, Drinking Water Source Quality Discharge, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers Watershed Groups Sun, MT (10030104)
Southwestern Crown Road-Sediment Monitoring United States Forest Service (USFS) Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS), United States Geological Survey (USGS) Baseline, Problem identification, Restoration Project Effectiveness Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers Federal Blackfoot, MT (17010203) Swan, MT (17010211),
Smith River Groundwater Study Meagher County Conservation District Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Permit Compliance, Streamgage Groundwater Level Wells Local Government Smith, MT (10030103)
Sheridan County Water Reservation Sheridan County Conservation District Baseline, Problem identification, Trends Groundwater Level, Water Chemistry, Irrigation Well Water Use Streams, Rivers, Wells, Springs, Wetlands, Lakes and Reservoirs Conservation District Big Muddy, MT, CN (10060006), Brush Lake Closed Basin, CN, MT, ND (10060007)
Red Rock Watershed Monitoring Program The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Baseline, Problem identification, WQ Standards Attainment, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage Groundwater Level, Discharge, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Riparian Streams, Rivers NGO Red Rock, MT (10020001), Beaverhead, MT (10020002)
Public Water System Drinking Water Monitoring Public Water Systems Drinking Water Source Quality, Drinking Water Quality Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers, Wells, SpringsDrinking Water State, Local Government, School (K-12) Statewide
Pondera County Monitoring Program Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD), Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Permit Compliance, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage, Project Identification, Education and Outreach, Drinking Water Source Quality, Aquatic Invasive Species Biology, Groundwater Level, Discharge, Habitat-Riparian, AIS Streams, Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs State, Conservation District, Watershed Groups Statewide
PIBO Effectiveness Monitoring Program United States Forest Service (USFS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Baseline, Trends, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Long Term Fixed Station, Aquatic Invasive Species Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Habitat-Riparian, Habitat-Instream, Bugs Streams, Rivers Federal Box Elder (10110202), Upper Little Missouri (10110201), Lower Tongue (10090102), Shoshone (10080014), Clark Fork Yellowstone (10070006), Upper Musselshell (10040201), Judith (10040103), Belt (10030105), Smith (10030103), Upper Missouri (10030101), Gallatin (10020008), Madison (10020007), Ruby (10020003), Red Rock (10020001), Big Hole (10020004), Jefferson (10020005), Boulder (10020006), Upper Clark Fork (17010201), Flint-Rock (17010202), Bitterroot (17010205), Middle Clark Fork (17010204), Lower Clark Fork (17010213), Middle Kootenai (17010101), Yaak (17010103), Stillwater (17010210), North Fork Flathead (17010206), Flathead Lake (17010208), South Fork Flathead (17010209), Middle Fork Flathead (17010207), Two Medicine (10030201), Swan (17010211), South Fork Flathead (17010209), Blackfoot (17010203), Sun (10030104), Upper Missouri-Dearborn (10030102), Upper Yellowstone (10070002), Yellowstone Headwaters (10070001), Beaverhead (10020002)
Permit Compliance, 319, TMDL, Wetlands Permittee, Contract Recipient, Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Permit Compliance, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage, Long Term Fixed Station, Pollution Source Assessment, Project Identification, Education and Outreach Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Biology, Groundwater Level, Discharge, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Riparian, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers, Wells, Springs, Wetlands, Lakes and Reservoirs State, University, Local Government, Conservation District, Watershed Groups, School (K-12) Statewide
Park Branch Canal Association Monitoring Park Branch Canal Association Baseline Groundwater Level, Discharge, Flow rates, Water Use Streams, RiversCanals NGO, Watershed Groups Upper Yellowstone, MT (10070002)
NWQI-Camp Creek – Godfrey Creek Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage Discharge, Habitat-Riparian Streams, Rivers Federal Gallatin, MT (10020008)
Northwest Montana Lakes Volunteer Monitoring Network Whitefish Lake Institute (WLI) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Education and Outreach, Aquatic Invasive Species Water Chemistry, AIS Lakes and Reservoirs NGO Flathead Lake, MT (17010208), Lower Flathead, MT (17010212), Middle Kootenai, CN, ID, MT (17010101), Stillwater, MT (17010210), Swan, MT (17010211)
Musselshell Salinity Monitoring Program Musselshell Watershed Coalition (MWC) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Project Identification, Education and Outreach Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers Watershed Groups Lower Musselshell, MT (10040205), Upper Mussleshell, MT (10040201), Flatwillow, MT (10040203), Box Elder, MT (10040204)
MSU Extension – Gallatin Co AIS Monitoring MSU Extension - Gallatin Co Aquatic Invasive Species AIS Streams, Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs State, University, Local Government Gallatin, MT (10020008)
Montana Ground Water Monitoring Program Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (MBMG) Baseline, Trends, Long Term Fixed Station Groundwater Level, Water Chemistry Wells, Springs State, University Statewide
Montana DNRC Streamgage Program Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Baseline, Trends, Permit Compliance, Streamgage, Long Term Fixed Station, Education and Outreach Discharge Streams, Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs State Statewide
Madison Stream Team Madison Conservation District (MCD) Problem identification, Trends, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage, Long Term Fixed Station, Pollution Source Assessment, Project Identification, Education and Outreach Biology, Discharge, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers Conservation District Madison, MT, WY (10020007)
Lower Yellowstone Buried Aquifer Study Richland County Conservation District Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Drinking Water Source Quality Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Groundwater Level, Water Chemistry Wells University, Conservation District Lower Yellowstone, MT, ND (10100004)
Lower Ruby Discharge Monitoring Ruby Valley Conservation District (RVCD) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Streamgage, Long Term Fixed Station, Project Identification, Education and Outreach Discharge Streams, Rivers Local Government Ruby, MT (10020003)
Little Bitterroot Lake Eutrophication Study Little Bitterroot Lake Association (LBLA) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Pollution Source Assessment, Education and Outreach Biology, Discharge, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers, Wells, Lakes and Reservoirs Watershed Groups Lower Flathead, MT (17010212)
Helena Area Water Quality Monitoring Lewis & Clark Water Quality Protection District (LCWQD) Baseline, Trends, Education and Outreach, Drinking Water Source Quality Groundwater Level, Discharge, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers, Wells, Springs Local Government Upper Missouri, MT (10030101)
Groundwater, Surface Water, Mining, Abandoned Mine Lands Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology (MBMG), United States Geological Survey (USGS), Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Permit Compliance, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage, Long Term Fixed Station, Pollution Source Assessment Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Biology, Groundwater Level, Discharge, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Riparian, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers, Wells, Springs, Wetlands, Lakes and Reservoirs Federal, State, University, NGO Statewide
Greater Yellowstone Network National Park Service (NPS) Baseline, Trends Discharge, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers, Springs Federal Lower Bighorn, MT (10080015), Madison, MT, WY (10020007), Shoshone, MT, WY (10080014), Upper Yellowstone, MT (10070002), Yellowstone Headwaters, MT, WY (10070001)
GLWQD Surface Water Monitoring Network Gallatin Local Water Quality District (GLWQD) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Long Term Fixed Station, Pollution Source Assessment Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Discharge, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers Local Government Upper Missouri, MT (10030101)
GLWQD Groundwater Monitoring Network Gallatin Local Water Quality District (GLWQD) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Drinking Water Source Quality Groundwater Level, Water Chemistry Wells Local Government Upper Missouri, MT (10030101)
Gallatin Stream Teams Gallatin Local Water Quality District (GLWQD), Greater Gallatin Watershed Council (GGWC) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Long Term Fixed Station, Education and Outreach Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Biology, Discharge, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers, Springs, Wetlands Local Government, Watershed Groups Gallatin, MT (10020008)
Gallatin River Task Force Community Water Quality Monitoring Program Gallatin River Task Force (GRTF) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage, Long Term Fixed Station, Education and Outreach Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Biology, Groundwater Level, Discharge, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers NGO, Watershed Groups Gallatin, MT (10020008)
Fox Hills Aquifer Study Richland County Conservation District Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Drinking Water Source Quality, Irrigation Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Groundwater Level, Water Chemistry Wells University, Conservation District Lower Yellowstone, MT, ND (10100004)
Fort Peck 106 Clean Water Act Fort Peck Office of Environmental Protection (OEP) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Permit Compliance, Education and Outreach, Aquatic Invasive Species Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Biology, Discharge, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Riparian, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers Federal, Tribal Poplar, MT, CN (10060003), Porcupine, MT (10050016), Prairie Elk-Wolf, MT (10060001), West Fork Poplar, MT, CN (10060004), Big Muddy, MT, CN (10060006)
Flathead Monitoring Program Flathead Lake Biological Station (FLBS) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Aquatic Invasive Species Geomorphology, Instream Physical, Substrate, Biology, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers, Lakes and ReservoirsPrecipitation University Flathead Lake, MT (17010208)
Clark Fork River Monitoring University of Montanan (UM), Clark Fork Coalition (CFC), Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Missoula Wastewater Treatment Plant, Avista Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Long Term Fixed Station Biology, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs Federal, State, University, NGO, Local Government, Watershed Groups Upper Clark Fork, MT (17010201), Middle Clark Fork, MT (17010204), Lower Flathead, MT (17010212), Lower Clark Fork, ID, MT (17010213)
Broadwater County Gauged Streams Broadwater Conservation District Baseline, Trends, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Long Term Fixed Station, Education and Outreach Groundwater Level, Discharge Streams, Rivers, Wells, Springsditches and canals Conservation District Upper Missouri, MT (10030101)
Blackfoot-Clearwater-Swan AIS monitoring Blackfoot Challenge, Clearwater Resource Council (CRC), Swan Valley Connections (SVC) Baseline, Problem identification, Aquatic Invasive Species Biology, AIS Lakes and Reservoirs State, Watershed Groups Blackfoot, MT (17010203) Swan, MT (17010211)
Blackfoot Citizen Science Program Blackfoot Challenge Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage, Education and Outreach Discharge, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers Federal, Watershed Groups, School (K-12) Blackfoot, MT (17010203)
Blackfoot and Clearwater Citizen Science Stream Monitoring Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Restoration Project Effectiveness, Streamgage, Education and Outreach Biology, Discharge, Water Chemistry Streams, Rivers Watershed Groups Swan, MT (17010211), Blackfoot, MT (17010203)
Aquatic Invasive Species Bureau Early Detection and Monitoring Program Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Aquatic Invasive Species Biology, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Instream Streams, Rivers, Wetlands, Lakes and Reservoirs State Statewide
Agricultural Chemical Groundwater Monitoring Program Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) Groundwater Protection Program Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Long Term Fixed Station Groundwater Level, Water Chemistry, Pesticide, Nitrate, and Nitrite Concentrations Streams, Rivers, Wells State Statewide
Adopt-A-Lake, Adopt-A-Stream, AIS Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, Streamgage, Long Term Fixed Station, Education and Outreach, Aquatic Invasive Species Discharge, Water Chemistry, secchi, AIS Streams, Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs Watershed Groups Blackfoot, MT (17010203)