WBD_HU6: Six-Digit Hydrologic Unit

HU 6's have a 6-digit HUC and are the 6th level of division of the WBD.

 

This graphic shows an example of 6-Digit Hydrologic Unit boundaries. Each Hydrologic Unit is labeled with its six-digit HUC.  

 

Field Name

Definition

Gaz_ID

Unique identifier assigned by GNIS, length 10.

Area_Acres

 

Area_SqKm

 

States

 

LoadDate

 

HUC_6

Numeric identifier for each level (2,4,6,8,10, and 12) of hydrologic units

HU_6_Name

Name assigned to each level (2,4,6,8,10, and 12) of hydrologic units

HU_2s are not included with the data

HU_14 and HU_16 are included only where created by local stewards.