Department of Water Resources

GIS Data


Datasets listed here are shapefiles that have been compressed (Zip Files) to facilitate downloading. All datasets listed here are subject to update and revision at any time. The user is encouraged to review the metadata for details regarding completeness and update schedules.

Statewide GIS datasets for other themes, DRG's and imagery are available at UNR Library - External New Window

Unless otherwise specified, the GIS data available from this page are projected using Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 11, Clarke 1866 Ellipsoid; North American Datum of 1927.


State Engineers Basin Boundaries (compressed zipped shapefile). - Download - 2 MB Polygon dataset representing the administrative hydrographic area or basin boundaries, used by the Office of the Nevada State Engineer.

Nevada PLSS compiled by the BLM for NAD83 (compressed zipped shapefile) . - Download - 80.72 MB