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New Jersey PWS Inventory Information 2014

origin_of_data: NJ EPHT Project Staff
origin_of_data: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
publication_date: 201502
indicator_title: New Jersey PWS Inventory Information 2014
link_to_dataset: http://www.nj.gov/health/epht/index.shtml
abstract: This data set contains inventory information on public water systems throughout New Jersey. Data are derived from state Safe Drinking Water Act databases. The data set contains one record for each community public water system (PWS) per year with water source information, population served, system coordinates, principal county served and source water information.
purpose: This data set contributes to the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network. The EPHT cooperative agreement states that "by September 30, 2008 [all grantees must] track and make available core environmental health tracking measures on the State and National EPHT Network [including] data/information on key water contaminants, as defined through the Content workgroup process." The Content Workgroup Water Team identified initial contaminants of concern for the national EPHT program, identified nationally consistent data sources, and developed nationally consistent indicators and measures.
supplemental_data_info: None
beginning_date_in_dataset: 20140101
end_date_of_dataset: 20141231
publication_date_of_dataset: Time Period End Date
dataset_status: Complete
update_frequency: Annually
westbound_coordinate: -75.559791000000004
eastbound_coordinate: -73.893980999999997
northbound_coordinate: 41.357427000000001
southbound_coordinate: 38.928767999999998
themekey_type: FIPS 5-2 (State);
theme_keyword: New Jersey
themekey_type: NONE
theme_keyword: Public water system; PWS; Community water systems; CWS; public water supply ID; service area; primary source code; Environment; Water quality
placekey_type: FIPS 5-2 (State)
place_keyword: New Jersey
placekey_type: FIPS 6-4 (County)
place_keyword: Atlantic, 34001, Bergen, 34003, Burlington, 34005, Camden, 34007, Cape May, 34009, Cumberland, 34011, Essex, 34013, Gloucester, 34015, Hudson, 34017, Hunterdon, 34019, Mercer, 34021, Middlesex, 34023, Monmouth, 34025, Morris, 34027, Ocean, 34029, Passaic, 34031, Salem, 34033, Somerset, 34035, Sussex, 34037, Union, 34039, Warren, 34041
access_constraints_to_data: None
use_constraints_of_data: None
contact_person: NJ EPHT Project Staff
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office #465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4984
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
contact_person: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office # 465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4972
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
security_system: None
security_classification: None
security_handling_procedure: None
native_dataset_environment: The dataset consists of an inventory of community water systems in New Jersey. The NCDM files were extracted from the SDWIS database into SAS format (version 9.2) run on a Windows 7 platform.
GIS_notes: NONE
data_completeness: Data for all New Jersey Public Water Systems are complete and verified between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014.
data_processing_step_description: CDC Content Work Group Drinking Water Team released final version of programming code for generation of staging tables
data_processing_step_date: 201301
data_processing_step_description: Water system inventory data files downloaded from NJDEP SDWIS in CSV format.
data_processing_step_date: 201501
data_processing_step_description: Data files converted into MS Excel worksheets and standard variable names were added to each file.
data_processing_step_date: 201501
data_processing_step_description: Excel files imported into SAS to format and define all variables as required by CDC CWG to create staging tables used in the SAS code for generation of NCDM files.
data_processing_step_date: 201502
data_processing_step_description: Creation of water NCDM tables successfully performed
data_processing_step_date: 201502
data_processing_step_description: XML files created and validated
data_processing_step_date: 201502
data_dictionary: Variable Name - Variable Description Year - Year of data collection PWSIDNumber - Water system identifier YearAssociatedTo - Year of system inventory YearPulled - Year data extracted PWSName - Name of water system PrincipalCountyServedFIPS - 5 digit FIPS identifier for a county within New Jersey PrincipalCityFeatureID - USGS feature class identifier; not used in NJ TotalConnections - Number of Service Connections within water system SystemPopulation - Number of persons served by water system PrimarySourceCode - GU- ground water under direct influence of surface water; GUP- purchased groundwater under direct influence of surface water; GW- groundwater; GWP- purchased groundwater; SW- surface water; SWP- purchased surface water; U- unknown; NS- not submitted Latitude - latitude in decimal degrees approximating center of service area; -99.99 for missing; -88.88 for not submitted Longitude - longitude in decimal degrees approximating center of service area; -999.99 for missing; -888.88 for not submitted LocationDerivationCode - SA- service area centroid; MFL- mean of one or more facility locations that are expected to be proximate to service area extent; GSH - geocoded address of water system headquarters; O- other; -999 for missing; -888 for not submitted SamplePointID - sampling station identifier; -999.99 for missing; -888.88 for not submitted
contact_person: NJ EPHT Project Staff
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office #465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4984
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
contact_person: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office # 465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4972
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
hours_of_operation: M-F; 9AM - 5PM EST
data_file_spec_info: Name of SAS-generated data set PWS_inventory Name of XML file: NCDM_PWS_Inventory.XML
data_use_liability: In preparation of data, every effort has been made to offer the most current, and correct data possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in data may occur. The NJEPHTN and National EPHTN disclaim any responsibility for data errors and accuracy of the information that may be contained within the SDWIS/SDWA database. The state and national EPHTN also reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice.
data_request_info: These data are distributed through the national environmental public health tracking portal.
contact_person: NJ EPHT Project Staff
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office #465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4984
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
contact_person: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office # 465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4972
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
metadata_standard_name: EPHTN Tracking Network Profile Version 1.2
metadata_access_constraints: NONE
metadata_use_constraints: NONE