Water Users' Communities

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Water Management
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General locations of active Water Users' Communities in BC. A Water Users’ Community is a public corporate body incorporated under Section 51 of the Water Act and to which the Comptroller of Water Rights has issued a Certificate of Incorporation.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information

Purpose

A spatial view showing the location (with basic attributes) of all active water users' communities in BC.

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Contact Information

NameSusan Waldock (pointOfContact)
EmailSusan.Waldock@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationWater Management

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2015-11-27
Record Last Modified 2019-05-04
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_WATER_MANAGEMENT.WUC_WATER_USER_COMMUNITIES_SVW

Short Name: WUC_SVW
Comments: A Water Users’ Community is a public corporate body incorporated under Section 51 of the Water Act and to which the Comptroller of Water Rights has issued a Certificate of Incorporation.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
WUC_NO WUC_NO NUMBER 10 WUC_NO is the Water Users' Community (WUC) client number.
WUC_NAME WUC_NAME VARCHAR2 120 WUC_NA ME is the name of the Water Users' Community (WUC).
MANAGER MANAGER VARCHAR2 40 MANAGER is the current manager name on file for the Water Users' Community (WUC).
POINT_IDENT POINT_IDEN VARCHAR2 36 POINT_IDENT is one of the Point of Diversion number(s) selected to represent the location of the Water Users' Community (WUC) in this dataset. (Each Water Users' Community may have more than one point of diversion or water licence.)
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 64 GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.
SE_ANNO_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.

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