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Water-resources cataloging unit data sets by State (compressed UNIX format)

From this page you can download water-use data sets from the National Water-Use Data Archive to your computer. This area contains water-resources accounting unit data files, by state, in compressed UNIX format. Data files are also available in compressed MSDOS format, or in plain ASCII format.

To download any of the files listed below, just click on the 'hotlinked' file name.

Water-Use data dictionary Get help on data-file types and data definitions.

(NOTE!! When downloading, be sure to have your browser option set to 'download to your local disk' and not to the screen!)

         1990        1985                       1990         1985   
State    file        file             State     file         file   
-----  --------    --------           -----   --------     -------- 
 AK    ak90w6     ak85w6                AL    al90w6       a5w6 
 AR    ar90w6     ar85w6                AZ    az90w6       az85w6    
 CA    ca90w6     ca85w6                CO    co90w6       co85w6    
 CT    ct90w6     ct85w6                DC    dc90w6       dc85w6    
 DE    de90w6     de85w6                FL    fl90w6       no file  
 GA    ga90w6     ga85w6                HI    hi90w6       hi85w6   
 IA    ia90w6     ia85w6                ID    id90w6       id85w6   
 IL    il90w6      no file              IN    in90w6       no file 
 KS    ks90w6     ks85w6                KY    ky90w6       ky85w6    
 LA    la90w6     la85w6                MA    ma90w6       ma85w6    
 MD    md90w6     md85w6                ME    me90w6       me85w6    
 MI    mi90w6     mi85w6                MN    mn90w6       mn85w6    
 MO    mo90w6     mo85w6                MS    ms90w6       ms85w6    
 MT    mt90w6     mt85w6                NC    nc90w6       nc85w6    
 ND    nd90w6     nd85w6                NE    ne90w6       ne85w6    
 NH    nh90w6     nh85w6                NJ    nj90w6       nj85w6    
 NM    nm90w6     nm85w6                NV    nv90w6       nv85w6    
 NY    ny90w6     ny85w6                OH    oh90w6       oh85w6    
 OK    ok90w6     ok85w6                OR    or90w6       or85w6    
 PA    pa90w6     pa85w6                PR    pr90w6       no file  
 RI    ri90w6     ri85w6                SC    sc90w6       sc85w6    
 SD    sd90w6     sd85w6                TN    tn90w6       tn85w6    
 TX    tx90w6      no file              UT    ut90w6       ut85w6    
 VA    va90w6     va85w6                VI    vi90w6       no file  
 VT    vt90w6     vt85w6                WA    wa90w6       wa85w6   
 WI    wi90w6     wi85w6                WV    wv90w6       wv85w6   
 WY    wy90w6     wy85w6     

All 1985 files in a single file --->> us85w6st.tar (180 Kb)
All 1990 files in a single file --->> us90w6st.tar (220 Kb)

Be sure to download the water-use data dictionary also! (You'll only need it once - it describes all of USGS's water-use data files and data elements).

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