Drinking Water Quality
Priority Data Exchanges
States have the primary responsibility for implementing and enforcing the drinking water standards promulgated under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Most of the laboratory data the State Drinking Water Programs receive from either the state laboratories or private commercial laboratories come as paper documents that must be manually entered into the State’s information system. The manual entry … View Data Exchange »
This data flow allows users to submit data to the U.S. EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS). SDWIS is an EPA national database that contains information about public water systems and their violations of EPA’s drinking water regulations. Agencies submit federally reported drinking water data to EPA based on three separate subject areas (i.e., Inventory, Actions, and … View Data Exchange »
Using the EN Browser and the SDWIS v3.5 schema, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP) publishs it Safe Drinking Water Data. For more information, see NJ DEP’s Safe Drinking Water Outreach Guide.
The Underground Injection Controls (UIC) data exchange allows Partners to share information on underground injection wells. The Safe Drinking Water Act established EPA’s Underground Injection Control Program to provide safeguards so that injection wells do not endanger underground sources of drinking water. The Flow Implementation Guide provides a high-level overview of this data flow.