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Title: Wastewater Outfalls

Entity Information

Entity Type: GIS File
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Attribute table describes point features; Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Data Attributes

Note: Metadata requirements do not apply to attributes for non-tabular entities.

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
N/A
LONGITUDE83 n/a The measure of the angular distance on a meridian east or west of the prime meridian in NAD83.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Longitude Measure. http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf
N/A
ACCURACY_VALUE n/a The horizontal measure, in meters, of the relative accuracy of the latitude and longitude coordinates.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Horizontal Accuracy Measure. http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf
N/A
TOTAL_DESIGN_FLOW_NMBR n/a The daily rate of wastewater flow that a facility is designed to discharge (expressed in units of millions of gallons per day), as reported on the most recent permit application. Design flow information is not required to be entered in ICIS-NPDES.; Source: ECHO Data Dictionary
N/A
REF_POINT_DESC n/a The name that identifies the place for which geographic coordinates were established.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Geographic Reference Point Name http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf
N/A
Shape n/a Feature geometry.; Source: Esri
N/A
OBJECTID n/a Internal feature number.; Source: Esri
N/A
UPDATE_DATE n/a A system-generated value that represents the most recent calendar date and time the corresponding information was updated in the database.; Source: A system-generated value that represents the most recent calendar date and time the corresponding information was updated in the database.
N/A
LAST_REPORTED_DATE n/a The most recent date the corresponding environmental interest data was reported to the Source of Data.; Source: FRS Development Team, April 2000.
N/A
CREATE_DATE n/a A system-generated value that represents the calendar date and time the corresponding information was posted to the database.; Source: FRS Development Team, May 2000.
N/A
MAJOR_MINOR_STATUS n/a A facility classification from the NPDES permitting authorities based on: toxic pollutant potential, ratio of discharge flow/stream flow volume, conventional pollutant loading, public health impact, water quality factors, and proximity to coastal waters. Major facilities have a larger impact on receiving waters if not controlled than minor facilities; therefore, they receive more regulatory attention than minor facilities.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
ACTUAL_AVERAGE_FLOW_NMBR n/a The daily rate of wastewater flow that a facility actually discharges (expressed in units of millions of gallons per day), as reported on the most recent permit application. Actual average facility flow information is not required to be entered in ICIS-NPDES.; Source: ECHO Data Dictionary
N/A
ACTIVE_STATUS n/a Indicates whether the environmental interest is active at the facility or site.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
HUC8_CODE n/a The 8 digit hydrologic unit code (HUC) that represents a geographic area representing part or all of a surface drainage basin, a combination of drainage basins, or a distinct hydrologic feature.; Source: United States Geological Survey hierarchical system of hydrologic units
N/A
POSTAL_CODE n/a The combination of the 5-digit Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP) code and the four-digit extension code (if available) that represents the geographic segment that is a subunit of the ZIP Code, assigned by the U.S. Postal Service to a geographic location; or the postal zone specific to the country, other than the U.S., where the facility site is located.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
LATITUDE83 n/a The measure of the angular distance on a meridian north or south of the equator in NAD83.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Latitude Measure. http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf
N/A
FIPS_CODE n/a The five-character identifier that represents the county or county equivalent and the state or state equivalent of the United States in which the facility record is located.; Source: GDT Wessex Version 5.0
N/A
STATE_CODE n/a The U.S. Postal Service abbreviation that represents the state or state equivalent for the U.S. and Canada.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
CITY_NAME n/a The name of the city, town, village or other locality, when identifiable, within whose boundaries (the majority of ) the facility site is located. This is not always the same as the city used for USPS mail delivery.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
COUNTY_NAME n/a The name of the U.S. county or county equivalent in which the facility site is physically located.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
FAC_URL n/a The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address of the Environmental Interest Profile for this facility. The profile lists the environmental interests for the facility along with links to the interest reports (where available), including a link to the FRS Facility Detail Report.; Source: FRS Development Team
N/A
COLLECT_MTH_DESC n/a The name that identifies the method used to determine the latitude and longitude coordinates for a point on the earth.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Horizontal Collection Method Name http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf
N/A
AVERAGE_DAILY_FLOW_MGD n/a The average daily rate of flow that a facility discharges for a monitoring period (expressed in units of millions of gallons per day).; Source: ECHO Data Dictionary
N/A
PGM_SYS_ACRNM n/a The abbreviated name that represents the name of an information management system for an environmental program.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
INTEREST_TYPE n/a The environmental permit or regulatory program identified for the facility (e.g., ICIS-NPDES).; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
REGISTRY_ID n/a A 12 character identification code assigned by Facility Registry Service (FRS) to uniquely identify a facility and link together all regulatory program database records (such as permit IDs and facility IDs that facilities use in reporting to EPA).; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
LOCATION_ADDRESS n/a The address that describes the physical (geographic) location of the front door or main entrance of a facility site, including urban-style street address or rural address.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
PRIMARY_NAME n/a The public or commercial name of a facility site (i.e., the full name that commonly appears on permitting documents, invoices, signs, or other business documents, or as assigned by the state when the name is ambiguous).; Source: FRS Data Dictionary
N/A
PGM_SYS_ID n/a The identification number, such as the permit number, assigned by an information management system that represents a facility site, waste site, operable unit, or other feature tracked by that Environmental Information System. In the ICIS-NPDES program, this identifier may also be called "NPDES_ID", "NPDES Permit Number", "EXTERNAL_PERMIT_NMBR", etc. in linked datasets.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Attribute Details

LONGITUDE83

CC ID: 1117263
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The measure of the angular distance on a meridian east or west of the prime meridian in NAD83.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Longitude Measure. http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf

Allowed Values: The measure of the angular distance on a meridian east or west of the prime meridian in NAD83.

ACCURACY_VALUE

CC ID: 1117248
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The horizontal measure, in meters, of the relative accuracy of the latitude and longitude coordinates.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Horizontal Accuracy Measure. http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf

Allowed Values: The horizontal measure, in meters, of the relative accuracy of the latitude and longitude coordinates.

TOTAL_DESIGN_FLOW_NMBR

CC ID: 1117274
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The daily rate of wastewater flow that a facility is designed to discharge (expressed in units of millions of gallons per day), as reported on the most recent permit application. Design flow information is not required to be entered in ICIS-NPDES.; Source: ECHO Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The daily rate of wastewater flow that a facility is designed to discharge (expressed in units of millions of gallons per day), as reported on the most recent permit application. Design flow information is not required to be entered in ICIS-NPDES.

REF_POINT_DESC

CC ID: 1117270
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The name that identifies the place for which geographic coordinates were established.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Geographic Reference Point Name http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf

Allowed Values: The name that identifies the place for which geographic coordinates were established.

Shape

CC ID: 1117273
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Feature geometry.; Source: Esri

Allowed Values: Coordinates defining the features.

OBJECTID

CC ID: 1117265
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Internal feature number.; Source: Esri

Allowed Values: Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

UPDATE_DATE

CC ID: 1117275
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A system-generated value that represents the most recent calendar date and time the corresponding information was updated in the database.; Source: A system-generated value that represents the most recent calendar date and time the corresponding information was updated in the database.

Allowed Values: A system-generated value that represents the most recent calendar date and time the corresponding information was updated in the database.

LAST_REPORTED_DATE

CC ID: 1117260
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The most recent date the corresponding environmental interest data was reported to the Source of Data.; Source: FRS Development Team, April 2000.

Allowed Values: The most recent date the corresponding environmental interest data was reported to the Source of Data.

CREATE_DATE

CC ID: 1117255
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A system-generated value that represents the calendar date and time the corresponding information was posted to the database.; Source: FRS Development Team, May 2000.

Allowed Values: A system-generated value that represents the calendar date and time the corresponding information was posted to the database.

MAJOR_MINOR_STATUS

CC ID: 1117264
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A facility classification from the NPDES permitting authorities based on: toxic pollutant potential, ratio of discharge flow/stream flow volume, conventional pollutant loading, public health impact, water quality factors, and proximity to coastal waters. Major facilities have a larger impact on receiving waters if not controlled than minor facilities; therefore, they receive more regulatory attention than minor facilities.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Classification describing a facility as either a major or minor discharger. See https://echo.epa.gov/resources/guidance-policy/guide-to-regulated-facilities for more information.

ACTUAL_AVERAGE_FLOW_NMBR

CC ID: 1117250
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The daily rate of wastewater flow that a facility actually discharges (expressed in units of millions of gallons per day), as reported on the most recent permit application. Actual average facility flow information is not required to be entered in ICIS-NPDES.; Source: ECHO Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The daily rate of wastewater flow that a facility actually discharges (expressed in units of millions of gallons per day), as reported on the most recent permit application. Actual average facility flow information is not required to be entered in ICIS-NPDES.

ACTIVE_STATUS

CC ID: 1117249
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Indicates whether the environmental interest is active at the facility or site.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: ADMIN CONTINUED: A permit that is at the permit's expiration date is classified as administratively continued. All monitoring data are still collected and used against the permit's terms.; EFFECTIVE: A permit that is in its lifetime (Effective Date <= current date < expiration date).; None: A facility is tracked by ICIS-NPDES but is not required to have an NPDES permit.; PENDING: A permit with incomplete data or a permit with an Effective Date that has not yet been reached.;

HUC8_CODE

CC ID: 1117258
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The 8 digit hydrologic unit code (HUC) that represents a geographic area representing part or all of a surface drainage basin, a combination of drainage basins, or a distinct hydrologic feature.; Source: United States Geological Survey hierarchical system of hydrologic units

Allowed Values: The 8 digit hydrologic unit code (HUC) that represents a geographic area representing part or all of a surface drainage basin, a combination of drainage basins, or a distinct hydrologic feature.

POSTAL_CODE

CC ID: 1117268
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The combination of the 5-digit Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP) code and the four-digit extension code (if available) that represents the geographic segment that is a subunit of the ZIP Code, assigned by the U.S. Postal Service to a geographic location; or the postal zone specific to the country, other than the U.S., where the facility site is located.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The combination of the 5-digit Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP) code and the four-digit extension code (if available) that represents the geographic segment that is a subunit of the ZIP Code, assigned by the U.S. Postal Service to a geographic location; or the postal zone specific to the country, other than the U.S., where the facility site is located.

LATITUDE83

CC ID: 1117261
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The measure of the angular distance on a meridian north or south of the equator in NAD83.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Latitude Measure. http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf

Allowed Values: The measure of the angular distance on a meridian north or south of the equator in NAD83.

FIPS_CODE

CC ID: 1117257
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The five-character identifier that represents the county or county equivalent and the state or state equivalent of the United States in which the facility record is located.; Source: GDT Wessex Version 5.0

Allowed Values: The five-character identifier that represents the county or county equivalent and the state or state equivalent of the United States in which the facility record is located.

STATE_CODE

CC ID: 1117272
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The U.S. Postal Service abbreviation that represents the state or state equivalent for the U.S. and Canada.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The U.S. Postal Service abbreviation that represents the state or state equivalent for the U.S. and Canada.

CITY_NAME

CC ID: 1117252
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The name of the city, town, village or other locality, when identifiable, within whose boundaries (the majority of ) the facility site is located. This is not always the same as the city used for USPS mail delivery.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The name of the city, town, village or other locality, when identifiable, within whose boundaries (the majority of ) the facility site is located. This is not always the same as the city used for USPS mail delivery.

COUNTY_NAME

CC ID: 1117254
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The name of the U.S. county or county equivalent in which the facility site is physically located.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The name of the U.S. county or county equivalent in which the facility site is physically located.

FAC_URL

CC ID: 1117256
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address of the Environmental Interest Profile for this facility. The profile lists the environmental interests for the facility along with links to the interest reports (where available), including a link to the FRS Facility Detail Report.; Source: FRS Development Team

Allowed Values: The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address of the Environmental Interest Profile for this facility. The profile lists the environmental interests for the facility along with links to the interest reports (where available), including a link to the FRS Facility Detail Report.

COLLECT_MTH_DESC

CC ID: 1117253
Seq. Order: 21
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The name that identifies the method used to determine the latitude and longitude coordinates for a point on the earth.; Source: Latitude/Longitude Data Standard, Standard No: EX000017.2, January 6, 2006, Data Element: Horizontal Collection Method Name http://www.exchangenetwork.net/standards/Lat_Long_Standard_08_11_2006_Final.pdf

Allowed Values: The name that identifies the method used to determine the latitude and longitude coordinates for a point on the earth.

AVERAGE_DAILY_FLOW_MGD

CC ID: 1117251
Seq. Order: 22
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The average daily rate of flow that a facility discharges for a monitoring period (expressed in units of millions of gallons per day).; Source: ECHO Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The average daily rate of flow that a facility discharges for a monitoring period expressed (in units of millions of gallons per day).

PGM_SYS_ACRNM

CC ID: 1117266
Seq. Order: 23
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The abbreviated name that represents the name of an information management system for an environmental program.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The abbreviated name that represents the name of an information management system for an environmental program.

INTEREST_TYPE

CC ID: 1117259
Seq. Order: 24
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The environmental permit or regulatory program identified for the facility (e.g., ICIS-NPDES).; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: ICIS-NPDES MAJOR: Facilities classified as major dischargers. Under the Clean Water Act, a major facility is any NPDES facility or activity classified as such by the regional administrator, or in the case of approved state programs, the regional administrator in conjunction with the state director. Major municipal dischargers include all facilities with design flows of greater than one million gallons per day and facilities with EPA/state approved industrial pretreatment programs. Major industrial facilities are determined based on specific ratings criteria developed by EPA/state.; ICIS-NPDES MINOR: Facilities classified as minor dischargers. A Clean Water Act National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System minor discharger of pollutants with a 'pending' permit. Minor/not federally-reportable are facilities for which states are not required to submit data to EPA. EPA is therefore not able to verify the accuracy or comparability of data for these permits, although the Agency tracks their names and locations and may have some data about their inspections and enforcement activity.; ICIS-NPDES NON-MAJOR: Facilities that are not classified as major dischargers. Any Clean Water Act National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System discharger of pollutants into waters of the United States that is not designated as a major is considered a non-major.; ICIS-NPDES UNPERMITTED: Facilities that are discharging pollutants into waters of the United States and regulated under the Clean Water Act National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System but not permitted under ICIS-NPDES.;

REGISTRY_ID

CC ID: 1117271
Seq. Order: 25
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A 12 character identification code assigned by Facility Registry Service (FRS) to uniquely identify a facility and link together all regulatory program database records (such as permit IDs and facility IDs that facilities use in reporting to EPA).; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The identification number assigned by the Facility Registry Service to uniquely identify a facility site.

LOCATION_ADDRESS

CC ID: 1117262
Seq. Order: 26
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The address that describes the physical (geographic) location of the front door or main entrance of a facility site, including urban-style street address or rural address.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The address that describes the physical (geographic) location of the front door or main entrance of a facility site, including urban-style street address or rural address.

PRIMARY_NAME

CC ID: 1117269
Seq. Order: 27
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The public or commercial name of a facility site (i.e., the full name that commonly appears on permitting documents, invoices, signs, or other business documents, or as assigned by the state when the name is ambiguous).; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The public or commercial name of a facility site (i.e., the full name that commonly appears on permitting documents, invoices, signs, or other business documents, or as assigned by the state when the name is ambiguous).

PGM_SYS_ID

CC ID: 1117267
Seq. Order: 28
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The identification number, such as the permit number, assigned by an information management system that represents a facility site, waste site, operable unit, or other feature tracked by that Environmental Information System. In the ICIS-NPDES program, this identifier may also be called "NPDES_ID", "NPDES Permit Number", "EXTERNAL_PERMIT_NMBR", etc. in linked datasets.; Source: FRS Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: The identification number, such as the permit number, assigned by an information management system that represents a facility site, waste site, operable unit, or other feature tracked by that Environmental Information System. In the ICIS-NPDES program, this identifier may also be called "NPDES_ID", "NPDES Permit Number", "EXTERNAL_PERMIT_NMBR", etc. in linked datasets.

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 66211
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:66211
Metadata Record Created By: Brianna Key
Metadata Record Created: 2021-12-22 13:56+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-12-22
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
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Metadata Last Review Date: 2021-12-22
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-12-22