Data purpose: To provide the location of protected watersheds in order to convey that there are prohibitions and risks associated with land development activities such as commercial and industrial development, agriculture, residential development and forestry activities that can have an impact on the environment.
Data description: Watershed polygons are a graphical representation of watershed boundaries as defined in the Clean Water Act - Watershed Protected Area Designation Order. Attributes include municipality, primary and secondary treatment, Map ID and Watershed name.
Update requirements: On an ad hoc basis as new protected watersheds are designated or existing boundaries edited.
Restriction on use: Unrestricted
License: GeoNB Open Data Licence
Georeferencing: datum - NAD83(CSRS), map projection - NB Stereographic Double, (EPSG 2953)
Data formats: ESRI file geodatabase, ESRI layer package, ESRI shape file
Data coverage and size: Provincial Coverage
Responsible Agency: Department of Environment and Local Government