Lakes of Idaho (305(b) Beneficial Use)
Shapefile - lake305b98_id_ideq
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Description
Citation
Information used to reference the data.
Title: Lakes of Idaho (305(b) Beneficial Use)
Originators: USGS, NHD, ID DEQ
Publisher: Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
Publication place: Boise, ID USA
Publication date: 2001
Data type: vector digital data
Other citation details:
http://www.deq.state.id.us/water/data_reports/surface_water/monitoring/ambient_plan_first_edition.pdf
Description
A characterization of the data, including its intended use and limitations.
Abstract:
Idaho 305(b) Lakes, Lakes Designated with Waterbody IDs, Beneficial Uses,
100k NHD Hydrography
Purpose:
Designated Uses, Benefical Uses, Clean Water Act. Surface Water Monitoring, ADB Database

ATTR_VAL in attribute tables links to Beneficial Uses Table
Supplemental information:
The Water Body Assessment Guidance (WBAG) describes DEQ's methods for evaluating data and determining beneficial use support of Idaho water bodies. Assessing a water body involves analyzing and integrating multiple types of data to determine the degree of beneficial use support and biological integrity of the water body and compile descriptive information about the water body. The current WBAG, published in 2002, is referred to as “WBAG II,” as it replaced the original WBAG published in 1996.

DEQ recognizes three categories of beneficial use support status: fully supporting, not fully supporting, and not assessed. “Fully supporting” means that a water body is in compliance with water quality standards and criteria and supports all designated and existing beneficial uses. “Not fully supporting” refers to a water body that is not in compliance with all water quality standards or criteria or is not supporting all beneficial uses. The “not assessed” category describes water bodies that have either not been monitored by DEQ at all or have been monitored to some extent, but are missing critical information needed to complete an assessment.
Dataset credit:
USGS, NHD, IDDEQ, Research Triangle Institute (RTI)
Language of dataset: en
Point Of Contact
Contact information for the individual or organization that is knowledgeable about the data.
Person: Michael Edmonson
Organization: Idaho DEQ
Position: 305(b) 303(d) Program Coordinator
Phone: 208 373 - 0502
Email: michael.edmonson@deq.idaho.gov
Hours of service: 8:00 - 5:00 MT
Address type: mailing and physical address
Address:
1410 N Hilton
City: Boise
State or Province: ID
Postal code: 83706
Data Type
How the data are represented, formatted and maintained by the data producing organization.
File or table name: lake305b98_id_ideq
Data type: vector digital data
Data format: Shapefile
Native dataset environment: Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.0.0.535
Time Period of Data
Time period(s) for which the data corresponds to the currentness reference.
Date: 20020830
Currentness reference:
20020830
Status
The state of and maintenance information for the data.
Data status: Complete
Update frequency: None planned
Key Words
Words or phrases that summarize certain aspects of the data.
Theme:
Keywords: BURP, 305 (b), ADB
Keyword thesaurus: Waterquality Standards
Theme:
Keywords: environment, inlandWaters
Keyword thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Place:
Keywords: Idaho, Lakes, NHD
Data Access Constraints
Restrictions and legal prerequisites for accessing or using the data after access is granted.
Access constraints:
None, Appropriate for Scale, resolution and time period
Use constraints:
None
Graphic Example
Browse Graphic
Graphic illustration of the data.
Browse graphic 1
Spatial Reference Information
Horizontal Coordinate System
Reference system from which linear or angular quantities are measured and assigned to the position that a point occupies.
Projected coordinate system:
Name: IDTM83
Map units: meters
Geographic coordinate system:
Name: GCS North American 1983
Coordinate System Details
Map projection
Map projection name: Transverse Mercator
Scale factor at central meridian: 0.999600
Longitude of central meridian: -114.000000
Latitude of projection origin: 42.000000
False easting: 2500000.000000
False northing: 1200000.000000
Planar Coordinate Information
Planar coordinate encoding method: coordinate pair
Coordinate representation:
Abscissa resolution: 0.002048
Ordinate resolution: 0.002048
Planar distance units: meters
Geodetic model
Horizontal datum name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222
Vertical Coordinate System
Reference system from which vertical distances (altitudes or depths) are measured.
Altitude system definition:
Altitude resolution: 1.000000
Altitude encoding method: Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
Spatial Domain
The geographic areal domain of the data that describes the western, eastern, northern, and southern geographic limits of data coverage.
Bounding Coordinates
In Projected or local coordinates
IDTM83
Boundary Coordinate
Left 2241537.333333 (meters)
Right 2743651.000000 (meters)
Top 1976983.000000 (meters)
Bottom 1201563.333333 (meters)
In Unprojected coordinates (geographic)
GCS North American 1983
Boundary Coordinate
West -117.529731 (longitude)
East -110.672178 (longitude)
North 48.993733 (latitude)
South 41.971680 (latitude)
Data Structure and Attribute Information
Overview
Summary of the information content of the data, including other references to complete descriptions of entity types, attributes, and attribute values for the data.
Dataset overview:
NHD Lakes Attributed with ID DEQ Waterbody ID's and assessment Unit ids
Direct spatial reference method: Vector
Attributes of lake305b98_id_ideq
Detailed descriptions of entity type, attributes, and attribute values for the data.
Name: lake305b98_id_ideq
Type of object: Feature Class
Geometry type: Polygon
Number of records: 968
Source:
NHD, USGS, EPA Reach Files
Attributes
EVENT_ID
Definition:
NHD Reach Indexing ID
Alias: EVENT_ID Type: String Width: 19 Precision: 0 Scale: 0
Attribute definition source:
Reach Indexing tool
DUU_ID
Definition:
NHD Internal ID
Alias: DUU_ID Type: Double Width: 8 Precision: 10 Scale: 0
Attribute definition source:
USGS NHD 100k
RCH_CODE
Definition:
USGS NHD Reach Code
Alias: RCH_CODE Type: String Width: 19
Attribute definition source:
USGS
RCH_DATE
Definition:
Reach code Date
Alias: RCH_DATE Type: Number Width: 10
Attribute definition source:
USGS
ATTR_PRG
Definition:
State Program Code
Alias: ATTR_PRG Type: String Width: 14
Attribute definition source:
NHD, RTI
ATTR_VAL
Definition:
DEQ Waterbody ID
Alias: ATTR_VAL Type: Date Width: 8
Attribute definition source:
DEQ, WBAG
ENTITY_ID
Definition:
Assessment Unit Code
Alias: ENTITY_ID Type: String Width: 30
Attribute definition source:
Waterbody ID + Stream Segment Code
STATE
Definition:
Idaho
Alias: STATE Type: String Width: 20
META_ID
Definition:
NHD Reach indexing ID Code
Alias: META_ID Type: String Width: 60
Attribute definition source:
Links To Reach Indexing Metadata
SQ_KM
Definition:
Area of Waterbody in KM (2)
Alias: SQ_KM Type: String Width: 2
Attribute definition source:
GIS Derived
HUCCODE
Definition:
4th Field HUC Code
Alias: HUCCODE Type: String Width: 18
Attribute definition source:
USGS
FID
Definition:
Internal feature number.
Alias: FID Type: Number Width: 19 Number of decimals: 3
Attribute values: Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute definition source:
ESRI
LAKE_NM
Definition:
Lake Name
Alias: LAKE_NM Type: String Width: 40
Attribute definition source:
USGS- NHD
SHAPE
Definition:
Feature geometry.
Alias: Shape Type: String Width: 8
Attribute values: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute definition source:
ESRI
Shape
Definition:
Feature geometry.
Alias: Shape Type: Float Width: 19 Number of decimals: 11
Attribute values: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute definition source:
ESRI
SHAPE_area
Definition:
Area of feature in internal units squared.
Alias: SHAPE_area Type: Float Width: 19 Number of decimals: 11
Attribute values: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute definition source:
ESRI
SHAPE_len
Alias: SHAPE_len Type: Double Width: 19 Precision: 18 Scale: 11
ESRI Feature Description
Description of spatial objects in the data using the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) terminology.
Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) terms
lake305b98_id_ideq
ESRI feature type: Simple
Geometry type: Polygon
Topology: FALSE
Feature count: 968
Spatial index: TRUE
Linear referencing: FALSE
SDTS Feature Description
Description of point and vector spatial objects in the data using the Spatial Data Transfer Standards (SDTS) terminology.
Spatial data transfer standard (SDTS) terms
lake305b98_id_ideq
Type: G-polygon
Count: 968
Data Quality and Accuracy Information
General
Information about the fidelity of relationships, data quality and accuracy tests, omissions, selection criteria, generalization, and definitions used to derive the data.
Logical consistency report:
Unknown
Completeness report:
The completeness of this dataset has been unverified by DEQ at this time.
Attribute Accuracy
Accuracy of the identification of data entities, features and assignment of attribute values.
Attribute accuracy report:
Unknown at this time
Positional Accuracy
Accuracy of the positional aspects of the data.
Horizontal accuracy report:
1: 100,000 +- 167 ft   USGS mapping Standards
Data Source and Process Information
Data Sources
Information about the source data used to construct or derive the data.
Data source information
NHD
Map scale denominator: 1:100,000 NHD Lakes, Waterbodies
Media: NHD 1:100,000 for Idaho
Source contribution:
Research Triangle Institude, USGS, EPA
Date: 2000830
Currentness reference:
20000830
Process Steps
Information about events, parameters, tolerances and techniques applied to construct or derive the data.
Process step information
Process Step 1
Process description:
Waterbodies with designated uses were linear referenced against 100K NHD  and attributed with
DEQ's Waterbody ID linking to Beneficial Uses.

Completeness or Accuracy has not been evaluated by DEQ on this dataset.
Person: Sean Coyle
Organization: ID DEQ
Position: GIS Analyst
Phone: 208 373 - 0502
Email: sean.coyle@deq.idaho.gov
Hours of service: 8:00 - 5:00 MT
Address type: mailing and physical address
Address:
1410 N Hilton
City: Boise
State or Province: ID
Postal code: 83706
Process date: 20000830
Process software and version: NHD 1:100,000 K, ArcView 3.2 Reach indexing toolkit
Data Source used
ID 305B Lakes
Process Step 2
Process description:
Dataset copied.
Data Source used
Server=gis-boi-1; Service=esri_sde; Database=deqgis; User=jszpara; Version=sde.DEFAULT
Data Distribution Information
General
Description of the data known by the party from whom the data may be obtained, liability of party distributing data, and technical capabilities required to use the data.
Resource description:
Downloadable Data
Distribution liability:
Restriction of Liability:  Neither the State of Idaho nor the Department of Environmental Quality, nor any of their employees make any warranty, express or implied, or assume and legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information or data provided.  Metadata is provided for all data sets, and no data should be used without first reading and understanding its limitations.  The data could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  The Department of Environmental Quality may update, modify, or revise the data used at any time, without notice.
Distribution Point of Contact
Contact information for the individual or organization distributing the data.
Person: Michael Edmonson
Organization: ID DEQ
Position: 305(b) 303(d) Program Coordinator
Phone: 208 373 - 0502
Email: michael.edmonson@deq.idaho.gov
Address type: mailing and physical address
Address:
1410 N Hilton
City: Boise
State or Province: Idaho
Postal code: 83706
Standard Order Process
Common ways in which data may be obtained.
Digital form:
Format name: ESRI Shapefile (.shp)
Size of the data: 1.508
Transfer size: 1.508
Digital transfer option:
Online option:
Available Time Period
Time when data is available from the distributer.
Date: 20000831
Metadata Reference
Metadata Date
Dates associated with creating, updating and reviewing the metadata.
Last updated: 20100706
Language of metadata: en
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact information for the individual or organization responsible for the metadata information.
Organization: ID DEQ
Person: Jim Szpara
Position: Sr GIS Analyst
Phone: 208 373 -0502
Email: jim.szpara@deq.idaho.gov
Address type: mailing and physical address
Address:
1410 N Hilton
City: Boise
State or Province: ID
Postal code: 83706
Metadata Standards
Description of the metadata standard used to document the data and reference to any additional extended profiles to the standard used by the metadata producer.
Standard name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Standard version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Time convention: local time
Metadata profiles defining additonal information:
Profile: ESRI Metadata Profile
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