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Texas Basemap - Hydrology Map Data

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Created: Apr 17, 2018 at 9:11 a.m.
Last updated: Nov 26, 2018 at 6:03 a.m.
DOI: 10.4211/hs.5efdb83e96da49c5aafe5159791e0ecc
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Content types: Geographic Feature Content 
Sharing Status: Published
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This resource contains Texas statewide hydrologic map data for about 100,000 NHD (National Hydrography Dataset) stream reaches and associated catchments & subwatersheds [1], covering 190,000 stream miles in Texas. Additional map layers include dams, FEMA floodplains and warning zones [2], stream gages [3], and National Weather Service River Forecast Points [4].

The USGS stream gages and NWS AHPS forecast points both have a URL field, which takes you to the authoritative webpage for each selected gage or forecast point.

[1] NHDPlus Version 2 []
[2] Esri Living Atlas []
[3] USGS NWIS []
[4] NOAA AHPS []

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Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
North Latitude
East Longitude
South Latitude
West Longitude


Data Services

The following web services are available for data contained in this resource. Geospatial Feature and Raster data are made available via Open Geospatial Consortium Web Services. The provided links can be copied and pasted into GIS software to access these data. Multidimensional NetCDF data are made available via a THREDDS Data Server using remote data access protocols such as OPeNDAP. Other data services may be made available in the future to support additional data types.

Related Resources

The content of this resource references NHDPlus Version 2 []
The content of this resource references Esri Living Atlas []
The content of this resource references USGS NWIS []
The content of this resource references NOAA AHPS []
This resource belongs to the following collections:
Title Owners Sharing Status My Permission
Texas Addresses Basemap Collection David Arctur  Published Open Access


Funding Agencies

This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
Agency Name Award Title Award Number
National Science Foundation (NSF) RAPID: Archiving and Enabling Community Access to Data from Recent US Hurricanes 1761673

How to Cite

Arctur, D., D. Maidment (2018). Texas Basemap - Hydrology Map Data, HydroShare,

This resource is shared under the Creative Commons Attribution CC BY.


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