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Soil Types

Abstract:
This layer was created to represent soil types in Los Angeles County. Polygons were derived from scanned soil maps. Attributes include a soil number (2-180), corresponding to runoff coefficient values in a Hydrology Manual, provided by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Water Resources Division.

Purpose:
For use in DPW’s Modified Rational Method Hydrology Model

Supplemental Information:
Water Resources is a Division of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. Please visit their website for posted publications, including the above mentioned Hydrology Manual.

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Feature Class Name: NRCS_SOIL
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Reference Date: 2004
Accuracy: Parcel
Update Frequency: As Needed
Access Constraints:None

Contact Information
Francis Calasanz

County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Works
Survey/Mapping and Property Management Division
900 S. Fremont Ave
Alhambra, CA 91803
fcalasan@dpw.lacounty.gov
626-458-3542
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