Allegheny County Watershed Boundaries

This dataset demarcates the 52 isolated sub-Watersheds of Allegheny County that drain to single point on the main stem rivers. Created by 3 Rivers 2nd Nature based upon Allegheny County watershed file showing all tributaries of all streams. All tributatries draining to a single point on the river were joined as a single major stream system watershed for field measurement and analysis purposes.

If viewing this description on the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center’s open data portal (http://www.wprdc.org), this dataset is harvested on a weekly basis from Allegheny County’s GIS data portal (http://openac.alcogis.opendata.arcgis.com/). The full metadata record for this dataset can also be found on Allegheny County’s GIS portal. You can access the metadata record and other resources on the GIS portal by clicking on the “Explore” button (and choosing the “Go to resource” option) to the right of the “ArcGIS Open Dataset” text below.

Category:  Environment

Organization:  Allegheny County

Department:  Geographic Information Systems Group; Department of Administrative Services

Temporal Coverage:  2000

Data Notes: 

Coordinate System:  Pennsylvania State Plane South Zone 3702; U.S. Survey Foot

Development Notes:  none

Other: none

Related Document(s):  Data Dictionary (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1rz17xmBmEVSMVcQwO0cZ9oVVYmiONEoTQMviGYO2--s/edit?usp=sharing)

Frequency - Data Change:  As needed

Frequency - Publishing:  As needed

Data Steward Name:  Eli Thomas

Data Steward Email: gishelp@alleghenycounty.us

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