National Surface Water Information System

Short Summary of Resource
This site provides the best available national topographic spatial data for surface water features based on the National Topographic Data and Map Specifications.
Detailed description of the resource
A collection of datasets and maps of the spatial location, relationships and characteristics of the hydrological features: the catchments, streams, aquifers, storages, wetlands and man-made structures that make up the hydrological system.
ECOLOGY Ecosystem
Content Owners / Rights Holders
Australian Government: Geoscience
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Relevant Sector
Industry & resources
Geographical Scope
Relevant LG Functional Area
Water and waste
Council Type
ALL council types
URL / DOI for resource access
Relevant Governance Indicator
Land use planning