This cached map service dataset represents the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) of Washington State (data last updated March, 2018). This dataset has been adopted as the Washington State hydrography standard. The NHD is a national framework for assigning reach addresses to water-related entities, such as industrial discharges, drinking water supplies, fish habitat areas, wild and scenic rivers. Reach addresses establish the locations of these entities relative to one another within the NHD surface water drainage network, much like addresses on streets. Once linked to the NHD by their reach addresses, the upstream/downstream relationships of these water-related entities--and any associated information about them--can be analyzed using software tools ranging from spreadsheets to geographic information systems (GIS). GIS can also be used to combine NHD-based network analysis with other data layers, such as soils, land use and population, to help understand and display their respective effects upon one another. Furthermore, because the NHD provides a nationally consistent framework for addressing and analysis, water-related information linked to reach addresses by one organization (national, state, local) can be shared with other organizations and easily integrated into many different types of applications to the benefit of all.This high-resolution NHD, generally developed at 1:24,000/1:4,800 scale. Local resolution NHD is being developed where partners and data exist. The NHD contains reach codes for networked features, flow direction, names, and centerline representations for areal water bodies. The NHD also incorporates the National Spatial Data Infrastructure framework criteria established by the Federal Geographic Data Committee.This map contains a BETA version of Water Type attached to the Skagit River Basin NHDFlowlines. This Beta version of the Water Type is the result of a pilot project and will be refined over the next six months. The field is for users of NHD who want access to Water Type and who are not under Forest Practices rules. The Water Type uses Shorelines Master Program type S streams and Fish Presence Data from both WA Dept Natural Resources and WA Dept Fish and Wildlife.