National Hydro Network update

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National Hydro Network celebrates UN World Water Day with a massive data release!!
March 20, 2008

In celebration of United Nations World Water Day this Saturday (March 22), National Hydro Network (NHN) data for 839 drainage areas across Canada are now available at the GeoBase Web site.

Also available without cost or restrictions and under common licensing terms are:

      • A new NHN data web viewer service;
      • A new national index of NHN drainage area limits.

Three additional NHN data releases of about 100 drainage areas each in June, October and December will complete the national coverage of more than 1,100 areas.

Details on the NHN, including technical specifications, are available at the GeoBase Website.