HYDRO Data Downloads

Datasets Included In This Download:

  • Hydrography Publication Areas Oregon/Washington 'Subbasin' Area (hyd_pub_subbasin_area)
  • Hydrography Publication Areas Oregon/Washington 'Subbasin' Flowline (hyd_pub_subbasin_flowline)
  • Hydrography Publication Areas Oregon/Washington 'Subbasin' Point (hyd_pub_subbasin_point)
  • Hydrography Publication Areas Oregon/Washington 'Subbasin' Waterbody (hyd_pub_subbasin_waterbody)

Metadata is already embedded in every feature class, DRG, and DEM and you do not need to download it separately. For specific data inquires or general questions please contact us.

  • Each feature class or feature dataset is in Geographic (GCS) NAD83 unless otherwise noted


This dataset contains waterbody features from the US Geologic Survey (USGS) High Resolution National Hydrography Dataset (NHD). NHD waterbody features include polygons depicting Lake/Ponds, swamp/marsh, estuaries, etc. Additional attributes have been added from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Aquatic Resources Information Management System (ARIMS). This data will be refreshed as-needed to reflect updates to the NHD and ARIMS.


This publication format is intended to improve the usability of the High Resolution NHD and ARIMS by combining attributes from both sources into one dataset with a simplified structure. The publication format includes the most commonly used attribute in

File Type:  

Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog


Scale Independent


April 18th, 2013


Notice: Most of these downloads are very large and will take quite some time to download. Users with low-bandwith connections may prefer to order these datasets on CD-ROM. Contact Eric_Hiebenthal at (503) 808-6565 for more information.

Subbasins by basins(includes BLM Species-specific Fish Data)

Seamless WA/OR Extent (large files)

Northern California Coastal Klamath Upper Sacramento Black Rock Desert Black Rock Desert Southern Oregon Coastal Oregon Closed Basins Middle Snake-Boise Northern Oregon Coastal Willamette Deschutes John Day Middle Snake-Powder Washington Coastal Lower Columbia Middle Columbia Clearwater Lower Snake Spokane Upper Columbia Pend Oreille Puget Sound