Although the State of Maryland has no natural lakes, it has an abundance of created lakes and ponds that are used for wildlife habitat, recreation, water supply, and other reasons. This digital file shows the locations of the largest and most significant lakes, as well as some of the smaller lakes and ponds in the state. Most of the digitized lakes and ponds are greater than 2 acres.These data represents the results of data collection/processing for a specific Maryland Department of Natural Resources activity and indicates general existing conditions. As such, they are only valid for their intended use, content, time, and accuracy specifications. The user is responsible for any application of the data for other than its intended purpose.This is a MD iMAP hosted service layer. Find more information athttps://imap.maryland.gov.Feature Service Layer Link:https://geodata.md.gov/imap/rest/services/Hydrology/MD_Waterbodies/FeatureServer/3
The Spatial Data, and the information therein, (collectively the "Data") is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed, implied, or statutory. The user assumes the entire risk as to quality and performance of the Data. No guarantee of accuracy is granted, nor is any responsibility for reliance thereon assumed. In no event shall the State of Maryland be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages of any kind. The State of Maryland does not accept liability for any damages or misrepresentation caused by inaccuracies in the Data or as a result to changes to the Data, nor is there responsibility assumed to maintain the Data in any manner or form. The Data can be freely distributed as long as the metadata entry is not modified or deleted. Any data derived from the Data must acknowledge the State of Maryland in the metadata.