Oil and Gas Commission Short Term Water Use Permits

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Point locations indicating approved activities for short-term water use for oil and gas development. Approved short-term water use approvals receive an authorization under Section 10 of the Water Sustainability Act. This dataset contains spatial data collected on or after October 30, 2006.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Lineage Statement

Permitted data approved between October 30, 2006 and July 11, 2016 collected through the Commission's electronic Petroleum Application Submission System (ePass). Spatial data for applications received by the Commission after July 11, 2016 collected through the Commission's Application Management System (AMS).

Contact Information

NameKrista Zens (custodian)
EmailKrista.Zens@bcogc.ca
OrganizationBC Agency
Sub-OrganizationOil and Gas Commission

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2016-12-19
Record Last Modified 2019-05-04
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_MINERAL_TENURE.OG_WATER_SOURCE_PERMIT_SP

Short Name: OG_WTR_S_P
Comments: Point locations indicating approved activities for short-term water use for oil and gas development. Approved short-term water use approvals receive an authorization under Section 10 of the Water Sustainability Act. This dataset contains spatial data collected on or after October 30, 2006.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
OG_WATER_SOURCE_PERMIT_ID WTR_S_P_ID NUMBER 10 OG_WATER_SOURCE_PERMIT_ID is a system generated unique identifier number.
SHORT_TERM_WATER_USE_NUM STWU_NUM VARCHAR2 14 SHORT_TERM_WATER_USE_NUM is a business identifier for all short term use of water locations within an activity e.g., 0004119.
POD_NUMBER POD_NUM VARCHAR2 40 POD_NUMBER is a system generated identification number assigned to each point of diversion location, e.g., 9.
WATER_SOURCE_TYPE WS_TYPE VARCHAR2 8 WATER_SOURCE_TYPE is a code indicating the type of water source, e.g., LKPD (Lake/Pond).
WATER_SOURCE_TYPE_DESC WS_DESC VARCHAR2 60 WATER_SOURCE_TYPE_DESC is a description of the type of water source, e.g., Lake/Pond (LKPD).
WATER_SOURCE_NAME WS_NAME VARCHAR2 40 WATER_SOURCE_NAME is the name or a clear description of the water supply source, e.g., Halfway River.
PURPOSE PURPOSE VARCHAR2 8 PURPOSE is a code describing the primary purpose for which the withdrawn water will be used, e.g., ROAD.
PURPOSE_DESC PURP_DESC VARCHAR2 200 PURPOSE_DESC is a description of the primary purpose for which the withdrawn water will be used, e.g., Road Maintenance.
APPROVED_VOLUME_PER_DAY VOL_DAY_M3 NUMBER 38 APPROVED_VOLUME_PER_DAY is the approved volume of water withdrawal each day measured in cubic metres.
APPROVED_TOTAL_VOLUME VOL_TTL_M3 NUMBER 10 APPROVED_TOTAL_VOLUME is the approved total voume of water withdrawal measured in cubic metres.
APPROVED_START_DATE START_DATE DATE 7 APPROVED_START_DATE is the start date of the short term water use approval.
APPROVED_END_DATE END_DATE DATE 7 APPROVED_END_DATE is the expiration date of the short term water use approval.
STATUS STATUS VARCHAR2 22 STATUS is the status of the activity during the approval process, e.g., Approved.
APPLICATION_DETERMINATION_NUM AD_NUM VARCHAR2 18 APPLICATION_DETERMINATION_NUM is a number assigned to an approved or permitted activity or to a set of activities included in a multi-activity application, e.g., 100082189.
ACTIVITY_APPROVAL_DATE APPRV_DATE DATE 7 ACTIVITY_APPROVAL_DATE is the date the activity was approved by the Oil and Gas Commission.
ACTIVITY_CANCEL_DATE CANC_DATE DATE 7 ACTIVITY_CANCEL_DATE is the date the activity was cancelled by the Oil and Gas Commission.
LEGACY_OGC_FILE_NUMBER LEGACY_OGC VARCHAR2 16 LEGACY_OGC_FILE_NUMBER is the legacy OGC file number used for referencing applications submitted prior to July 11, 2016, e.g., 9631141.
PROPONENT PROPONENT VARCHAR2 120 PROPONENT is the organization name of the oil and gas operator, e.g., ARC Resources Ltd.
AUTHORITY_TYPE AUTH_TYPE VARCHAR2 8 AUTHORITY_TYPE is the type of authorization issued by the Commission. Authorizations are issued either under the Oil and Gas Activities Act (OGAA) or the National Energy Board (NEB), e.g., OGAA.
LAND_TYPE LAND_TYPE VARCHAR2 2 LAND_TYPE is a value indicating whether the oil and gas application is on Private or Crown land, i.e., PRIV, CRWN.
UTM_ZONE UTM_ZONE VARCHAR2 4 UTM_ZONE is a segment of the Earth's surface 6 degrees of longitude in width. The zones are numbered eastward starting at the meridian 180 degrees from the prime meridian at Greenwich. There are five zones in BC (7 to 11).
UTM_NORTHING NORTHING NUMBER 38 UTM_NORTHING is the distance in meters northward from the equator indicating the location from which water use has been approved.
UTM_EASTING EASTING NUMBER 38 UTM_EASTING is the distance in meters eastward to or from the central meridian of a UTM zone with a false easting of 500000 meters indicating the location from which water use has been approved.
DATA_SOURCE DATA_SRC VARCHAR2 10 DATA_SOURCE is the data capture method used to collect the spatial application data submitted to the Commission, i.e., GPSD (GPS-Differential), GPSND (GPS-Non Differential), ORTHO (Ortho Photography), CGWC (Coordinate Geometry With Control), SNK (Source Not Known).
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 1 SHAPE is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a required attribute of feature classes and object classes in a geodatabase.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA A_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000 SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.