Watercource protection plan


Database of catchments protected from hydro power development. Attribute data is made up of conservation plan name and ID, confirmation plan no., date of protection, area and watercourse no.

Specific usage

Shows protected watercourse areas


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Contact information

Logo Norges vassdrags- og energidirektorat

Contact metadata:
Søren Kristensen, sek@nve.no – Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate

Contact owner:
Astrid Voksø, avo@nve.no – Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate

Contact publisher:
Ivar Peereboom, iope@nve.no – Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate


Spatial representation: Vector

  • FGDB 10.0
  • GML 3.2.1
  • PostGIS 9.4
  • SOSI 4.5

Distribution type: Geonorge download

Units of distribution: fylkesvis, kommunevis, landsfiler

Reference systems:
  • EUREF89 UTM sone 32, 2d
  • EUREF89 UTM sone 33, 2d
  • EUREF89 UTM sone 35, 2d
  • EUREF89 / ETRS89-LAEA Europe
  • EUREF 89 Geografisk (ETRS 89) 2d


Use limitations: No conditions apply

Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: License

Other constraints: Ingen begrensninger oppgitt.

Licence: Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD)

Security constraints: Unclassified


Mer informasjon om hvordan man skal ta hensyn til vassdragsmiljøet i arealplaner finnes på NVEs hjemmesider: https://www.nve.no/flaum-og-skred/arealplanlegging/vassdragsmiljo-i-arealplanlegging/?ref=mainmenu