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Download the Hydro Flow Control Structures (Shape File). This free data download is in a .zip file format for easy download.

Content Citation

Title of Content: Hydro Flow Control Structures
Type of Content: Data set
Content Publisher: Skagit County GIS
Publication Place
: Skagit County GIS
Publication Date: April 1, 2003

Content Description

Content Summary: This dataset represents structures that control the flow of water on watercourses within Skagit County.These structures were identified through consultation with drainage and dike commissioners as well as on the ground field verification. Most of the structures are part of drainage infrastructure and do not include obstructions such as dams or culverts.

Content Purpose: To locate drainage structures for the use in Capital Facilities inventory and Critical Areas Ordinance work. For more details on the projects this dataset was created for please contact the Skagit County Planning department.

Supplemental Information: None

Spatial Data Information

Data Type: Vector Point
Data Format: ArcView Shape File
Data Projection: State Plane, Washington State, North Zone 5601 North American Datum of 1983-86

Access and Usage Information

Access Constraints: Data is free via our ftp server but must be used in accordance with our Data Use and Legal Responsibility form.

Use Constraints: Printing, copying, or transferring these files by anyone other than Skagit County Geographic Information Services (GIS) may result in errors or inadvertent changes beyond the control of Skagit County GIS. Printed material from these files, other than those produced by Skagit County GIS, may not be an accurate statement of current law. Therefore, Skagit County disclaims any warranty of merchantability or warranty of fitness of electronic files for any particular purpose, either express or implied. No representation or warranty is made concerning the accuracy, currency, completeness, or quality of any electronic file. Any user of an electronic file assumes all responsibility for use thereof, and further agrees to hold Skagit County harmless from and against any damage, loss, or liability arising from any such use.

Our digital data is copied to our ftp server every day so that you can be assured of getting the most current information. However, digital data updates may only occur periodically so be sure to check the publication date in the metadata. Questions or concerns relating to this data set may be directed to A full set of FGDC compliant metadata is available here.