HEC-RAS Version 3.1.3 will import and export data using a formatted ASCII text file. In general, the spatial data format consists of records, keywords and values. This section provides the general rules for constructing the and HEC-RAS import and export file.
This file format is evolving in that additional data types will be added and existing one may be modified for future versions. If you are writing software to read and write to the HEC-RAS spatial data format, keep in mind that you may need to modify your software to remain compatible with future versions of HEC-RAS.