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USGS Water Use Data for the Nation - National Water Information System (NWIS)

Metadata Updated: November 29, 2023

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Water-Use Information Program is responsible for compiling and disseminating the nation's water-use data. The USGS works in cooperation with local, State, and Federal environmental agencies to collect water-use information. USGS compiles these data to produce water-use information aggregated at the county, state, and national levels. Every five years, data at the county level are compiled into a national water-use data system and state-level data are published in a national circular. Over the history of these circulars, the water-use categories have had some changes.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 29, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI EDI

Additional Metadata

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 29, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
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Data Last Modified 20201117
Category geospatial
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Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
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Metadata Type geospatial
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