Data purpose: To provide the location of protected wellfields in order to convey that there are prohibitions or limitations on chemical/petroleum storage and land use activities.
Data description: Protected wellfield polygons are a graphical representation of wellfield boundaries as defined in the Clean Water Act – Wellfield Protected Area Designation Order. Attributes include municipality, designation number, zones and associated wellfield ID’s.
Update requirements: On an ad hoc basis as new protected wellfields 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