Nova Scotia Well Logs Database

DP ME 430, Version 3, 2018, Enhanced Georeferenced Version of the Nova Scotia Department of Environment's Nova Scotia Well Logs Database (2018) compiled by G.W. Kennedy and B. E. Fisher, 2018.


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Abstract

The Department of Energy and Mines (DEM) and Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) maintains an electronic Well Log Database which contains water well construction and location information for water wells in the Province of Nova Scotia. Information in the database is entered from original paper copies of well logs that are submitted by certified well drillers and well diggers to NSE. The database currently contains approximately 122,300 well logs constructed between 1940 and 2018, inclusive.

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The DATA is provided to the USER on an "as is" basis, without warranties of any kind, express or implied.

The entire risk as to the quality and accuracy of the DATA is with the USER and the USER shall use his/her own judgment in making use of the DATA or drawing conclusions based upon it.

DNR shall not be liable to the USER, his/her clients, servants, agents, contractors, assigns, or to any other person for any loss or damage of any kind including personal injury or death arising from the use of the DATA or accompanying written materials, or from errors, deficiencies or faults therein, whether such damage is caused by negligence or otherwise. If errors or omissions are found in the DATA, the USER will notify DNR.

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Format ESRI shape files (SHP), ArcGIS File Geodatabase (GDB), a Google Earth compatible file format (KML\KMZ), and TXT files compressed in a single ZIP file (more information on data formats)
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SHP/GDB/KML - 16.1MB (compressed), 123 MB (uncompressed)

Projection The data is in six-degree Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection, Zone 20, Central Meridian 63° 00' West using the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83).

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The data files have been compressed into a single ZIP file.

All data sets are in six-degree Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection, Zone 20, Central Meridian 63° 00' West using the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83).

A readme file and a copy of the licence agreement are also included with each dataset.

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