Download the HYDAT sqlite database. This database contains all the historical hydrometric data for Canada's integrated hydrometric network. The function will check for a existing sqlite file and won't download the file if the same version is already present.

download_hydat(dl_hydat_here = NULL)



Directory to the HYDAT database. The path is chosen by the rappdirs package and is OS specific and can be view by hy_dir. This path is also supplied automatically to any function that uses the HYDAT database. A user specified path can be set though this is not the advised approach. It also downloads the database to a directory specified by hy_dir.


if (FALSE) { download_hydat() }