Water Data Sites

SDE Feature Class

Tags
USGS, State Water Commission, SWC, water, wells, ground water, depth, bedrock, aquifer, lithology, chemistry, geoscientificInformation, environment, location

Description

This dataset is only updated once a month, however, if you want the very latest available data, go to the SWC mapservices at http://mapservice.swc.nd.gov. If you have further questions about this mapservice or how to get the very latest data, feel free to contact me. Rod Bassler, rbassler@nd.gov, 701-328-4998

6/27/14 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

8/1/13 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

7/1/13 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

6/10/13 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

5/1/13 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

3/1/13 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

1/30/13 - Corrected some date field errors in CREATE_D and SURVEY_DAT; updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

1/10/13 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

12/3/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

11/6/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

10/2/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

9/4/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

8/10/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

7/2/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

6/15/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

5/3/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

4/2/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

3/7/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

2/1/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC database

1/4/12 - Updated with a fresh dump from the SWC databases

10/6/2011 - This dataset is a fresh dump of data from the NDSWC's well inventory database. Several new fields have been added including: Vertical Datum Well Log Index Geometry USGS Station Name Hydrologic Unit Sub-Basin, Watershed, and Sub-Watershed Civil Township Set Geometry Null USGS MP Height Datum Correction Survey Date This dataset provides access to ground and surface water data that is available in North Dakota. It includes site information, lithologic data, water level data, and water chemistry data.


Summary

This data is maintained by the State Water Commission for the purpose of monitoring and maintaining North Dakota's water resources.

Credits

North Dakota State Water Commission

Use limitations

The North Dakota State Water Commission has compiled this data according to conventional cartographic standards, using what is thought to be the most reliable information available. This data is intended to make results of research available at the earliest possible date, but is not intended to constitute final or formal publication. The State of North Dakota makes every effort to provide virus-free files but does not guarantee uncorrupted files. The North Dakota State Water Commission does not guarantee this data to be free from errors, inaccuracies, or viruses, and disclaims any responsibility or liability for interpretations or decisions based on this data.

Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

*Content type  Downloadable Data

Citation 

Title Water Data Sites


Presentation formats* digital map


Resource Details 

Dataset languages* English (UNITED STATES)
Dataset character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Spatial representation type* vector


*Processing environment Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.2.2.3552


Credits
*Name NDHUB.WaterDataSites

Extents 

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type  Extent used for searching
*West longitude -104.121704
*East longitude -96.403919
*North latitude 48.998211
*South latitude 45.032049
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
*West longitude -104.121704
*East longitude -96.403919
*South latitude 45.032049
*North latitude 48.998211
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Constraints 

Constraints
Limitations of use

The North Dakota State Water Commission has compiled this data according to conventional cartographic standards, using what is thought to be the most reliable information available. This data is intended to make results of research available at the earliest possible date, but is not intended to constitute final or formal publication. The State of North Dakota makes every effort to provide virus-free files but does not guarantee uncorrupted files. The North Dakota State Water Commission does not guarantee this data to be free from errors, inaccuracies, or viruses, and disclaims any responsibility or liability for interpretations or decisions based on this data.


Spatial Reference 

ArcGIS coordinate system
*Type Geographic
*Geographic coordinate reference GCS_North_American_1983
*Coordinate reference details
Geographic coordinate system
Well-known identifier 4269
X origin -400
Y origin -400
XY scale 999999999.99999988
Z origin 0
Z scale 1
M origin 0
M scale 1
XY tolerance 8.98315284119521e-009
Z tolerance 0.001
M tolerance 0.001
High precision true
Left longitude -180
Latest well-known identifier 4269
Well-known text GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1983", DATUM["D_North_American_1983", SPHEROID["GRS_1980", 6378137.0, 298.257222101]], PRIMEM["Greenwich", 0.0], UNIT["Degree", 0.0174532925199433], AUTHORITY["EPSG", 4269]]

Reference system identifier
*Value 4269
*Codespace EPSG
*Version 8.2.6


Spatial Data Properties 

Scale Range

Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:150,000,000
Vector
*Level of topology for this dataset  geometry only


Geometric objects
Feature class name NDHUB.WaterDataSites
*Object type  point
*Object count 35894



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name NDHUB.WaterDataSites
*Feature type Simple
*Geometry type Point
*Has topology FALSE
*Feature count 35894
*Spatial index TRUE
*Linear referencing FALSE



Distribution 

Distributor
Available format
*Name SDE Feature Class


Transfer options
Online source
*Location Server=ndhub.itd.nd.gov; Service=5151; User=ndhub; Version=SDE.DEFAULT
*Access protocol ArcSDE Connection
*Description  Downloadable Data



Distribution format
*Name SDE Feature Class


Fields 

Details for object NDHUB.WaterDataSites 
*Type Feature Class
*Row count 35894


Field OBJECTID
 
*Alias OBJECTID
*Data type OID
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Internal feature number.

Description source
ESRI

Description of values
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.





Field WELL_INDEX
 
Alias Well Index
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Well Index Number

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field LOCATION
 
Alias Location
*Data type String
*Width 14
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Location of the water data site

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field WELL_NO
 
Alias Well Number
*Data type String
*Width 10
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
NDSWC well number

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field COUNTY
 
Alias County
*Data type String
*Width 30
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
County where site is located

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field BASIN
 
Alias Basin
*Data type String
*Width 30
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Hydrologic basin where site is located - This is outdated and should be removed. Use HU fields below to ascertain sub-basin, watershed, or sub-watershed

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field AQUIFER
 
Alias Aquifer
*Data type String
*Width 30
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Aquifer where site is located

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field CREATION_D
 
Alias Creation Date
*Data type Date
*Width 36
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Creation date of the site or well

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field DATE_ACCUR
 
Alias Date Accuracy
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Year/month/day of creation date field (CREATION_D)

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field PURPOSE
 
Alias Purpose
*Data type String
*Width 30
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Purpose of the water data site

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field MP_ELEVATI
 
Alias Measuring Point Elevation
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Measuring Point Elevation in feet of elevation - vertical datum can be found in VERTICAL_D

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field MP_HEIGHT
 
Alias Measuring Point Height
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Measuring Point Height in feet 

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field LS_ELEVATI
 
Alias Land Surface Elevation
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Land Surface Elevation in feet of elevation - vertical datum can be found in VERTICAL_D

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field ELEV_TYPE
 
Alias Elevation Type
*Data type String
*Width 20
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
How elevation was surveyed/ascertained; Ex. topo map, survey, gps, etc.

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field TOTAL_DEPT
 
Alias Total Depth
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Total Depth in feet from the land surface

Description source
ND State Water Commssion



Field BEDROCK_DE
 
Alias Bedrock Depth
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Bedrock Depth in feet from the land surface

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field CASING_TYP
 
Alias Casing Type
*Data type String
*Width 30
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Casing Type - PVC, plastic, etc. 

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field DIAMETER
 
Alias Diameter
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Diameter of well casing

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field TOP_SCREEN
 
Alias Top Screen Depth
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Top Screen Depth from the land surface

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field BOTTOM_SCR
 
Alias Bottom Screen Depth
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Bottom Screen Depth from the land surface



Field X_COORD
 
Alias X-Coordinate
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
X coordinate in ND State Plane, South Zone, NAD83, US_Survey Ft

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field Y_COORD
 
Alias Y-Coordinate
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Y coordinate in ND State Plane, South Zone, NAD83, US_Survey Ft

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field LONGITUDE
 
Alias Longitude
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Longitude of site location

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field LATITUDE
 
*Alias LATITUDE
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Latitude of site location

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field COORD_TYPE
 
Alias Coordinate Type
*Data type String
*Width 30
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
How Coordinates were generated; Ex. survey, gps, topo map, etc.

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field OWNER
 
Alias Owner
*Data type String
*Width 60
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Owner of data site

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field LOG_SOURCE
 
Alias Log Source
*Data type String
*Width 60
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Source of well log information

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field DRILLER
 
Alias Driller
*Data type String
*Width 60
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Well driller information

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field COMPLETION
 
Alias Completion
*Data type String
*Width 254
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Describes completion of the well



Field REMARKS
 
Alias Remarks
*Data type String
*Width 254
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Remarks of well drillers

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field WELL_GROUP
 
Alias Well Group
*Data type String
*Width 60
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
SWC internal administrative goup ID

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field DATA_OWNER
 
Alias Data Owner
*Data type String
*Width 30
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Who owns the data for the site; i.e. NDSWC or NDHD

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field USGS_ID
 
Alias USGS ID
*Data type String
*Width 15
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
US Geological Survey ID Number

Description source
US Geological Survey



Field SOURCE
 
Alias Source
*Data type String
*Width 20
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Source of water for data site - i.e. surface or groundwater

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field SOURCE_NAM
 
Alias Source Name
*Data type String
*Width 60
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Name of the source of the water



Field GAGE_ID
 
Alias Gage ID
*Data type String
*Width 7
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Water gage ID number

Description source
ND State Water Commission



Field GAGE_PURPO
 
Alias Gage Purpose
*Data type String
*Width 80
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
USGS descriptive field



Field VERTICAL_D
 
Alias Vertical Datum
*Data type String
*Width 10
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Vertical Datum of elevation fields



Field WELL_LOG_I
 
Alias Well Log Index
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
Index to match up with private contractor logs



Field GEOMETRY
 
Alias Feature Geometry
*Data type String
*Width 22
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field USGS_STATI
 
Alias USGS Station ID
*Data type String
*Width 80
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field HU_SUB_BAS
 
Alias Hydrologic Unit Sub-Basin
*Data type String
*Width 80
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Hydrologic Unit Sub-Basin

Description source
NDSWC - USGS WBD



Field HU_WATERSH
 
Alias Hydrologic Unit Watershed
*Data type String
*Width 80
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Hydrologic Unit Watershed

Description source
NDSWC - USGS WBD



Field HU_SUB_WAT
 
Alias Hydrologic Unit Sub-Watershed
*Data type String
*Width 80
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Hydrologic Unit Sub-Watershed

Description source
NDSWC-USGS WBD



Field CIVIL_TOWN
 
Alias Civil Townships
*Data type String
*Width 30
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
North Dakota Civil Township name

Description source
NDSWC



Field SET_GEOMET
 
Alias Set Geometry NULL
*Data type SmallInteger
*Width 2
*Precision 5
*Scale 0
Field description
Boolean field for internal SWC purposes



Field USGS_MP_HE
 
Alias USGS Measuring Point Height
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8




Field DATUM_CORR
 
Alias Datum Correction
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8
Field description
VERTCON derived datum correction from NGVD29 to NAVD88 (or vice versa)



Field SURVEY_DAT
 
Alias Survey Date
*Data type Date
*Width 36
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field SHAPE
 
*Alias Shape
*Data type Geometry
*Width 4
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Feature geometry.

Description source
ESRI

Description of values
Coordinates defining the features.







Metadata Details 

*Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
*Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Scope of the data described by the metadata* dataset
Scope name* dataset


*Last update 2015-04-24


ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Standard or profile used to edit metadata FGDC
Metadata style FGDC CSDGM Metadata


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2011-11-02 22:31:32
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2015-04-24 11:16:36


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2015-04-24 11:16:36