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Water-resources cataloging unit data sets by State (ASCII 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 cataloging unit data files, by state, in plain ASCII format. Data files are also available in compressed UNIX and MSDOS 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!)

                           Approx                                   Approx
        1990      1985      File                 1990      1985      File
State   file      file      size        State    file      file      size
-----  ------    ------    ------       -----   ------    ------    ------
 AK    ak90w8    ak85w8     10 Kb         AL    al90w8    al85w8     12 Kb
 AR    ar90w8    ar85w8     12 Kb         AZ    az90w8    az85w8     14 Kb
 CA    ca90w8    ca85w8     30 Kb         CO    co90w8    co85w8     17 Kb
 CT    ct90w8    ct85w8      4 Kb         DC    dc90w8    dc85w8      1 Kb
 DE    de90w8    de85w8      1 Kb         FL    fl90w8    no file    13 Kb
 GA    ga90w8    ga85w8     12 Kb         HI    hi90w8    hi85w8      3 Kb
 IA    ia90w8    ia85w8     12 Kb         ID    id90w8    id85w8     12 Kb
 IL    il90w8    no file    14 Kb         IN    in90w8    no file    10 Kb
 KS    ks90w8    ks85w8     17 Kb         KY    ky90w8    ky85w8     10 Kb
 LA    la90w8    la85w8     12 Kb         MA    ma90w8    ma85w8      5 Kb
 MD    md90w8    md85w8      6 Kb         ME    me90w8    me85w8      5 Kb
 MI    mi90w8    mi85w8     15 Kb         MN    mn90w8    mn85w8     15 Kb
 MO    mo90w8    mo85w8     14 Kb         MS    ms90w8    ms85w8     11 Kb
 MT    mt90w8    mt85w8     17 Kb         NC    nc90w8    nc85w8     12 Kb
 ND    nd90w8    nd85w8      9 Kb         NE    ne90w8    ne85w8     15 Kb
 NH    nh90w8    nh85w8      3 Kb         NJ    nj90w8    nj85w8      4 Kb
 NM    nm90w8    nm85w8     13 Kb         NV    nv90w8    nv85w8     11 Kb
 NY    ny90w8    ny85w8     14 Kb         OH    oh90w8    oh85w8     11 Kb
 OK    ok90w8    ok85w8     13 Kb         OR    or90w8    or85w8     17 Kb
 PA    pa90w8    pa85w8     13 Kb         PR    pr90w8    no file     2 Kb
 RI    ri90w8    ri85w8      2 Kb         SC    sc90w8    sc85w8      9 Kb
 SD    sd90w8    sd85w8     10 Kb         TN    tn90w8    tn85w8     12 Kb
 TX    tx90w8    no file    40 Kb         UT    ut90w8    ut85w8     11 Kb
 VA    va90w8    va85w8     11 Kb         VI    vi90w8    no file     1 Kb
 VT    vt90w8    vt85w8      4 Kb         WA    wa90w8    wa85w8     15 Kb
 WI    wi90w8    wi85w8     11 Kb         WV    wv90w8    wv85w8      8 Kb
 WY    wy90w8    wy85w8     14 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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