NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN: Pipe Locations in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System in Indiana (Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Point Shapefile)

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Quality
Publication_Date: 20131008
Title:
NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN: Pipe Locations in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System in Indiana (Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Point Shapefile)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
Publisher:
Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Quality
Other_Citation_Details:
This data set was provided to personnel of the Indiana Geological Survey (IGS) by Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Quality personnel on December 12, 2002. The data set provided was in an ESRI shapefile format, and was named "A-NPDES-PIPE."

It was subsequently updated on October 8, 2013 by IDEM OLQ personnel, and was provided as an ESRI geodatabase point feature class named "ICIS_PIPES."

Online_Linkage: <http://maps.indiana.edu/LayerGallery.html>
Description:
Abstract:
NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN is a point shapefile that contains National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program pipe locations in Indiana, provided by personnel of Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Quality (IDEM, OWQ) as of October 8, 2013. The most recent update provided by IDEM was an ESRI point feature class named "ICIS_PIPES." NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN is attributed with facility name, contact information, and addresses. Facility information and locational coordinates were obtained by IDEM from the Environnmental Protection Agency (EPA) Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) database (website location: <http://www.epa.gov/compliance/data/systems/icis/>).

NOTE: The original feature class named "ICIS_PIPES" provided by IDEM contains many attribute records that do not contain location and coordinate system information. There are a total of 10,187 attribute records provided in this data layer. Of those, a total of only 5,999 records contain locational information and are displayed in a spatial map view. The remaining 4,188 records have been retained in the attribute table to aid users of these data in performing environmental accessments in the state of Indiana.

The following is excerpted from the metadata provided by IDEM, OWQ for the source feature class ICIS_PIPES:

"This database is extracted from the national EPA Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) database and includes all available records listed in Indiana associated with "Active" surface water discharges. It consists of primarily of state permitted and regulated wastewater facility related information. The files are point locations and are projected into a UTM NAD83 zone 16 North coordinate system. Facility name, contacts, and a variety of mailing addresses are included for each permit along with locational data as available. Additionally, records for Stormwater permits under Rule 6, stormwater associated with industrial activities, have been appended into the tables.

The data set provides an important map layer for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management staff in conducting environmental assessments as well as a direct source or contact and mailing information. Although the database record set depicts all available information on regulated wastewater discharge sites as of the date of extraction, the locational and coordinate information is not complete, therefore queries and other searches are best handled through the attribute tables rather than from visually on maps where not all sites are represented."

Purpose:
This data set was developed to provide accurate coordinate information for employees and customers of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to conduct environmental assessments and to obtain locations and contact information for permitted and regulated wastewater discharge pipes and associated facilities in Indiana.
Supplemental_Information:
The following is excerpted from the metadata provided by IDEM, OWQ for the previously published source shapefile A-NPDES-PIPE:

"This subset of the Permit Compliance System database focuses in on "active" state regulated wastewater facility permit discharge points discharging into surface water bodies under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program. It does include both "active" and "inactive" pipes for those actively permitted sites. Point locations generally reflect the sampling site which most often is where the discharge enters a surface water body but may reflect a manhole or other sample point. Records for which there are locational coordinates have mostly been collected using 5 meter mapping grade GPS field units. Other locational coordinates have been either map interpolated from USGS 1:24,000 topographical quadrangle maps or were provided as unverified numeric information by the regulated facility or it's representative. For more information about locational accuracy see the field 'Latitude/Longitude Method'."

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20131008
Currentness_Reference: Publication date
Status:
Progress: In work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Quarterly
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -88.25
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -84.56
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.92
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.59
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Geography Network Keyword Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: IGS Metadata Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Indiana Geological Survey (IGS)
Theme_Keyword: Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)
Theme_Keyword: Office of Water Quality (OWQ)
Theme_Keyword: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Theme_Keyword: Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS)
Theme_Keyword: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Theme_Keyword: combined sewer overflow (CSO)
Theme_Keyword: sanitary sewer overflow (SSO)
Theme_Keyword: outfall
Theme_Keyword: pipe
Theme_Keyword: point discharge
Theme_Keyword: water quality
Theme_Keyword: facilities
Theme_Keyword: regulated facilities
Theme_Keyword: storm water
Theme_Keyword: wastewater
Theme_Keyword: point source
Theme_Keyword: water pollution
Theme_Keyword: treatment plant
Theme_Keyword: pollution
Theme_Keyword: water permit
Theme_Keyword: sewage
Theme_Keyword: wastewater treatment plant (WWTP)
Theme_Keyword: sewage treatment plant (STP)
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: IGS Metadata Thesaurus
Place_Keyword: Indiana
Place_Keyword: Midwest
Place_Keyword: EPA Region 5
Place_Keyword: Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
Place_Keyword: Great Lakes
Place_Keyword: Ohio River
Place_Keyword: Wabash River
Place_Keyword: Adams County
Place_Keyword: Allen County
Place_Keyword: Bartholomew County
Place_Keyword: Benton County
Place_Keyword: Blackford County
Place_Keyword: Boone County
Place_Keyword: Brown County
Place_Keyword: Cass County
Place_Keyword: Clark County
Place_Keyword: Clay County
Place_Keyword: Clinton County
Place_Keyword: Crawford County
Place_Keyword: Daviess County
Place_Keyword: Dearborn County
Place_Keyword: Decatur County
Place_Keyword: Dekalb County
Place_Keyword: Delaware County
Place_Keyword: Dubois County
Place_Keyword: Elkhart County
Place_Keyword: Fayette County
Place_Keyword: Floyd County
Place_Keyword: Fountain County
Place_Keyword: Franklin County
Place_Keyword: Fulton County
Place_Keyword: Gibson County
Place_Keyword: Grant County
Place_Keyword: Greene County
Place_Keyword: Hamilton County
Place_Keyword: Hancock County
Place_Keyword: Harrison County
Place_Keyword: Hendricks County
Place_Keyword: Henry County
Place_Keyword: Howard County
Place_Keyword: Huntington County
Place_Keyword: Jackson County
Place_Keyword: Jasper County
Place_Keyword: Jay County
Place_Keyword: Jefferson County
Place_Keyword: Jennings County
Place_Keyword: Johnson County
Place_Keyword: Knox County
Place_Keyword: Kosciusko County
Place_Keyword: Lagrange County
Place_Keyword: Lake County
Place_Keyword: La Porte County
Place_Keyword: Lawrence County
Place_Keyword: Madison County
Place_Keyword: Marion County
Place_Keyword: Marshall County
Place_Keyword: Martin County
Place_Keyword: Miami County
Place_Keyword: Monroe County
Place_Keyword: Morgan County
Place_Keyword: Newton County
Place_Keyword: Noble County
Place_Keyword: Ohio County
Place_Keyword: Orange County
Place_Keyword: Owen County
Place_Keyword: Perry County
Place_Keyword: Pike County
Place_Keyword: Porter County
Place_Keyword: Posey County
Place_Keyword: Pulaski County
Place_Keyword: Putnam County
Place_Keyword: Randolph County
Place_Keyword: Ripley County
Place_Keyword: Rush County
Place_Keyword: Scott County
Place_Keyword: Shelby County
Place_Keyword: Spencer County
Place_Keyword: Starke County
Place_Keyword: Steuben County
Place_Keyword: St Joseph County
Place_Keyword: Sullivan County
Place_Keyword: Switzerland County
Place_Keyword: Tippecanoe County
Place_Keyword: Tipton County
Place_Keyword: Union County
Place_Keyword: Vanderburgh County
Place_Keyword: Vermillion County
Place_Keyword: Vigo County
Place_Keyword: Wabash County
Place_Keyword: Warrick County
Place_Keyword: Washington County
Place_Keyword: Wayne County
Place_Keyword: Wells County
Place_Keyword: White County
Place_Keyword: Whitley County
Access_Constraints:
This file is available to anyone, but access may be contingent on written request, specific terms relevant to the agency or person making the request, and (or) current freedom of information statutes in the state of Indiana.
Use_Constraints:
INDIANA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY DATA DISCLAIMER

This data set is provided by Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey, and contains data believed to be accurate; however, a degree of error is inherent in all data. This product is distributed "AS-IS" without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of suitability of a particular purpose or use. No attempt has been made in either the designed format or production of these data to define the limits or jurisdiction of any federal, state, or local government. These data are intended for use only at the published scale or smaller and are for reference purposes only. They are not to be construed as a legal document or survey instrument. A detailed on-the-ground survey and historical analysis of a single site may differ from these data.

CREDIT

It is requested that the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Quality be cited in any products generated from this data set. The following source citation should be included: [NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN: Pipe Locations in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System in Indiana (Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Point Shapefile), 2013]

WARRANTY

Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey warrants that the media on which this product is stored will be free from defect in materials and workmanship for ninety (90) days from the date of acquisition. If such a defect is found, return the media to Publication Sales, Indiana Geological Survey, 611 North Walnut Grove, Bloomington, Indiana 47405-2208, and it will be replaced free of charge.

LIMITATION OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY

Except for the expressed warranty above, the product is provided "AS IS", without any other warranties or conditions, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties for product quality, or suitability to a particular purpose or use. The risk or liability resulting from the use of this product is assumed by the user. Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey shares no liability with product users indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, loss of revenue or profit, lost or damaged data or other commercial or economic loss. Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey is not responsible for claims by a third party. The maximum aggregate liability to the original purchaser shall not exceed the amount paid by you for the product.

Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Indiana Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 611 North Walnut Grove Avenue
City: Bloomington
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47405-2208
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-855-7636
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-855-2862
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: IGSinfo@indiana.edu
Hours_of_Service: 0800 to 1700 Eastern Standard Time
Contact_Instructions: Monday through Friday, except holidays

Data_Set_Credit:
Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Native_Data_Set_Environment:
ESRI ArcGIS version 10.2 shapefile format, approximately XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Mb


Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
This data set was provided by IDEM OWQ personnel. IDEM OWQ personnel downloaded the data found in the source feature class named "ICIS_PIPES" from the Environnmental Protection Agency (EPA) Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) database (website location: <http://www.epa.gov/compliance/data/systems/icis/>). This data has been compiled for many years from many different sources. Therefore various levels of qualitative accuracy are present in this data set.

Logical_Consistency_Report:
This data set was provided by IDEM personnel and is assumed to be as accurate as the data stored on the Environnmental Protection Agency (EPA) Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) database (website location: <http://www.epa.gov/compliance/data/systems/icis/>).

Completeness_Report:
This data set consists of pipe locations and facilities contained within the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) within the state of Indiana. This data set is incomplete and personnel at a time previous to publication. However the data set may be incomplete and/or inaccurate due to the ever-changing status of managed facilities and sites, and due to the data collection and processing efforts of IDEM staff. It is an ever-changing work in progress.

Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
The following is excerpted from the metadata provided by IDEM, OWQ for the source feature class ICIS_PIPES:

"This data has been compiled over a long period of time using a wide range of sources. Recent efforts have centered on using GPS mapping grade units to collect accurate locations at approximately +/- 5 meters. Other records have been either map interpolated from 1:24,000 USGS topographical quadrangle maps or still reflect coordinate values provided by outside sources of unknown accuracy."

Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
The following is excerpted from the metadata provided by IDEM, OWQ for the source feature class ICIS_PIPES:

"No attempt to collect or maintain vertical information on these sites at this time."

Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: IDEM Office of Water Quality
Publication_Date: 20131008
Title: ICIS_PIPES (ESRI file geodatabase point feature class)
Edition: 1
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
Publisher: IDEM OWQ
Other_Citation_Details:
IGS personnel requested locational information for various environmental GIS data in Indiana from IDEM, OWQ personnel. Kevin Miller (IDEM, OLQ) provided a CD-ROM that contained the shapefile A-NPDES-FACILITY.SHP. E.J. McNaughton (IDEM OLQ) subsequently provided an update for these data to IGS personnel on October 08, 2013, as an ESRI file geodatabase point feature class named "ICIS_PIPES."
Type_of_Source_Media: ESRI file geodatabase point feature class
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20131008
Source_Currentness_Reference:
Based on metadata provided by IDEM, OWQ for the source feature class ICIS_PIPES.
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: ICIS_PIPES (ESRI file geodatabase point feature class)
Source_Contribution:
Pipe Locations in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) in Indiana

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Field inspectors were trained in the use of Trimble Inc. GeoExplorer 2 hand-held mapping grade GPS equipment by an in-house trainer to ensure consistancy in data collection and processing techniques. All units use a standardized Data Dictionary (feature attribute tables) to collect coordinates during routine inspection trips. Field files are then sent to the office for post-processing by one individual and incorporated into MicroSoft Access data tables.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
GPS field data, NPDES permits, permit applications, correspondence, USGS Topo maps, etc.
Process_Date: Not complete
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: PCS, owm-pcs.mdb, pcs-pipe.shp
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Jeffrey A. Ewick
Contact_Organization: IDEM Office of Water Quality
Contact_Position: Environmental Manager / OWQ GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 100 North Senate Avenue, P.O. Box 6015
City: Indianapolis
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 46206-6015
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 317-233-0676
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone: N/A
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 317-232-8406
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jewick@dem.state.in.us
Hours_of_Service: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST, Monday - Friday
Contact_Instructions: N/A

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
MS Access database tables composed of individual GPS records for point locations associated with NPDES permitted facilities and outfalls are checked for proper ID values matching known permits, any edit changes to data records are made, and then coordinate values in degrees, minutes, seconds are calculated. Records are evaluated to see if they meet the requirements for input into the EPA mainframe system.
Process_Date: Not complete
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Jeffrey A. Ewick
Contact_Organization: IDEM Office of Water Quality
Contact_Position: Environmental Manager / OWQ GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 100 North Senate Avenue, P.O. Box 6015
City: Indianapolis
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 46206-6015
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 317-233-0676
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone: N/A
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 317-232-8406
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jewick@dem.state.in.us
Hours_of_Service: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Contact_Instructions: N/A

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Locational coordinates and all other field data are hand entered into the EPA mainframe computer database system titled the Permit Compliance System (PCS) in Raliegh, NC. Fields are checked and updated whenever new information becomes available.
Process_Date: Not complete
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Jeffrey A. Ewick
Contact_Organization: IDEM Office of Water Quality
Contact_Position: Environmental Manager / OWQ GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 100 North Senate Avenue, P.O. Box 6015
City: Indianapolis
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 46206-6015
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 317-233-0676
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone: N/A
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 317-232-8406
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jewick@dem.state.in.us
Hours_of_Service: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Contact_Instructions: N/A
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
PCS database records are downloaded via ASCII undelimited text files and imported into a MS Access 97 database. Coordinate data is converted back to decimal degrees and then original GPS coordinates overwrite those calculated values were appropriate. Also field collection metadata fields are added to the data tables and data appended from field tables where available.
Process_Date: Not complete
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Jeffrey A. Ewick
Contact_Organization: IDEM Office of Water Quality
Contact_Position: Environmental Manager / OWQ GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 100 North Senate Avenue, P.O. Box 6015
City: Indianapolis
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 46206-6015
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 317-233-0676
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone: N/A
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 317-232-8406
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jewick@dem.state.in.us
Hours_of_Service: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Contact_Instructions: N/A

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Access database tables are exported into generic DBase table format then added to ESRI ArcGIS map software. The tables are used to create map feature shapefiles from the coordinate information. The files are finally saved as point shapefiles in the ArcGIS format and metadata added.
Process_Date: Not complete
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Jeffrey A. Ewick
Contact_Organization: IDEM Office of Water Quality
Contact_Position: Environmental Manager / OWQ GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 100 North Senate Avenue, P.O. Box 6015
City: Indianapolis
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 46206-6015
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 317-233-0676
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone: N/A
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 317-232-8406
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jewick@dem.state.in.us
Hours_of_Service: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Contact_Instructions: N/A

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
IGS personnel received an ESRI point shapefile named A-NPDES-PIPE from IDEM personnel on December 12, 2002. A-NPDES-PIPE was loaded into ESRI ArcView 3.3 and the following columns were deleted from the associated attribute table: PIPE_ACTIV, PNORTHING, PLAT_D, PLAT_M, PLAT_S, PLAT_DS, PEASTING, PLON_D, PLON_M, PLON_S, PLON_DS, PLL_METHOD, PLAT_DD, PLON_DD, LGNDSORT, LGNDPTYPEM, NORTHING, EASTING, POS, STND_DEV, and HORIZ_PREC. The shapefile was also visually checked to insure that all data points provided actually fell within the accepted IGS state boundary.

NOTE: 2781 points were deleted from the A-NPDES-PIPE.DBF because there were no associated UTM values represented in the shapefile. IGS personnel then saved the edited shapefile as NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN.

It should also be noted that portions of the associated metadata provided by IDEM for A-NPDES-PIPE was extracted and included in this metadata file.

Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: A-NPDES-PIPE.SHP
Process_Date: 20021216
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN.SHP
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Indiana Geological Survey
Contact_Person: Chris Dintaman
Contact_Position: Geologist, GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 611 North Walnut Grove Avenue
City: Bloomington
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47405-2208
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-856-5654
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-855-2862
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: cdintama@indiana.edu
Hours_of_Service: 0800 to 1700 Eastern Standard Time
Contact_Instructions: Monday through Friday, except holidays

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
IGS personnel received an ESRI file geodatabase point feature class named "ICIS_PIPES" from IDEM personnel on October 8, 2013. ICIS_PIPES was loaded into ESRI ArcMap 10.2 to be visually inspected to insure that all data points provided actually fell within the state boundary of Indiana. The following attribute fields were deleted from the associated attribute table: PERMFEATUR, PERMFEAT_1, HORIZACCUR, .

NOTE: There are a total of 10,187 attribute records provided in this data layer. Of those, a total of only 5,999 records contain locational information and are displayed in a spatial map view. It should also be noted that portions of the associated metadata provided by IDEM for ICIS_PIPES were extracted and included in this metadata file.

Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: ICIS_PIPES (ESRI file geodatabase point feature class)
Process_Date: 20131008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN.SHP
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Indiana Geological Survey
Contact_Person: Chris Dintaman
Contact_Position: Geologist, GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 611 North Walnut Grove Avenue
City: Bloomington
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47405-2208
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-856-5654
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-855-2862
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: cdintama@indiana.edu
Hours_of_Service: 0800 to 1700 Eastern Standard Time
Contact_Instructions: Monday through Friday, except holidays

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
This metadata file was pre-parsed and parsed using CNS (Chew and Spit, v. 2.6.1) and MP (Metadata Parser, v. 2.7.1) software written by Peter N. Schweitzer (United States Geological Survey). The errors generated by MP were all addressed and corrected, except that no values were assigned to "Abscissa_Resolution" and "Ordinate_Resolution."
Process_Date: 20131025
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Indiana Geological Survey
Contact_Person: Chris Dintaman
Contact_Position: Geologist, GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 611 North Walnut Grove Avenue
City: Bloomington
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47405-2208
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-856-5654
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-855-2862
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: cdintama@indiana.edu
Hours_of_Service: 0800 to 1700 Eastern Standard Time
Contact_Instructions: Monday through Friday, except holidays


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 10187


Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Grid_Coordinate_System:
Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: Universal Transverse Mercator
Universal_Transverse_Mercator:
UTM_Zone_Number: 16
Transverse_Mercator:
Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.999600
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -87.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 0.000000
False_Easting: 500000.000000
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: Row and column
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution:
Ordinate_Resolution:
Planar_Distance_Units: Meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: GRS 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.0000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.26


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN.dbf
Entity_Type_Definition: Shapefile Attribute Table
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: None
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PIPEID
Attribute_Definition: Identification number for pipe
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Character field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NPDES_ID
Attribute_Definition:
Identification number for individual records, composed of a two character state id, a one character permit code and a 6 digit number
Attribute_Definition_Source: EPA
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Character field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERMITNAME
Attribute_Definition: Name of the facility for which the permit is issued
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Character field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LMTSETDESI
Attribute_Definition:
Single character code categorizing the discharge point. Also is the last character of the outfall ID number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: EPA
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: A
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Standard Effluent
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: EPA
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: B
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Standard Effluent, Alterrnative Location
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: EPA
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: C
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Combined Sewer Overflow
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: EPA
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: U
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Unpermitted point or Operation Permit
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: EPA
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: R
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Stormwater only
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: EPA
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: S
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Stormwater only
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: EPA
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Z
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Sanitary Sewer Overflow
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: EPA
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LIMITSETNA
Attribute_Definition:
Description and notes collected by IDEM personnel during site visits
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Character field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LMTSETSTAT
Attribute_Definition: Status of the discharge point (either "Active" or "Inactive")
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Character field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LSSTATUSTR
Attribute_Definition:
Date in which the discharge point became legally active under the most recent permit
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 7/1/1974
Range_Domain_Maximum: 9/1/2014
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: standard date format (dd/mm/yyyy)
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LSSTATUSEN
Attribute_Definition:
Date when the pipe was declared legally inactive and unable to discharge any further (closed or Plugged
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 3/30/1977
Range_Domain_Maximum: 6/29/2011
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: standard date format (dd/mm/yyyy)
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERMFEATTY
Attribute_Definition:
Type of permitted discharge point ("External Outfall," "Influent Structure," "Intake Structure," "Internal Outfall, "Land Application Site," or "Other")
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Character field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DDLATITUDE
Attribute_Definition:
Locational value of Latitude for the discharge point (units are Decimal Degrees, coordinate system unknown)
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numeric field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DDLONGITUD
Attribute_Definition:
Locational value of Longitude for the discharge point (units are Decimal Degrees, coordinate system unknown)
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numeric field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: HORIZCOLLM
Attribute_Definition:
Description of the method used to collect the locational information of the discharge point
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Character field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: RAD_HUCBYR
Attribute_Definition: 8 digit USGS and EPA stream basin code system
Attribute_Definition_Source: USGS and EPA
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numeric field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: RAD_REACH_
Attribute_Definition:
ID for the RAD reach, comprised of the 8 digit USGS and EPA stream basin code and a 6 digit ID value
Attribute_Definition_Source: USGS and EPA
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numeric field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STATEWATER
Attribute_Definition:
Description or accepted name of the water body (river, stream, lake, etc.) that recieves the discharge from the discharge point
Attribute_Definition_Source: IDEM
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Character field


Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Indiana Geological Survey
Contact_Person: Publication Sales
Contact_Position: Clerk
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 611 North Walnut Grove Avenue
City: Bloomington
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47405-2208
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-855-7636
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-855-2862
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: IGSinfo@indiana.edu
Hours_of_Service: 0800 to 1700 Eastern Standard Time
Contact_Instructions: Monday through Friday, except holidays

Resource_Description: Downloadable data

Distribution_Liability:
CREDIT

It is requested that the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Quality be cited in any products generated from this data set. The following source citation should be included: [NPDES_PIPE_IDEM_IN: Pipe Locations in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System in Indiana (Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Point Shapefile), 2013]

WARRANTY

Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey warrants that the media on which this product is stored will be free from defect in materials and workmanship for ninety (90) days from the date of acquisition. If such a defect is found, return the media to Publication Sales, Indiana Geological Survey, 611 North Walnut Grove, Bloomington, Indiana 47405-2208, and it will be replaced free of charge.

LIMITATION OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY

Except for the expressed warranty above, the product is provided "AS IS", without any other warranties or conditions, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties for product quality, or suitability to a particular purpose or use. The risk or liability resulting from the use of this product is assumed by the user. Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey shares no liability with product users indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, loss of revenue or profit, lost or damaged data or other commercial or economic loss. Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey is not responsible for claims by a third party. The maximum aggregate liability to the original purchaser shall not exceed the amount paid by you for the product.


Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: IDEM Office of Water Quality
Contact_Person: Jeffrey A. Ewick
Contact_Position: Environmental Manager / OWQ GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 100 North Senate Avenue, P.O. Box 6015
City: Indianapolis
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 46206-6015
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 317-233-0676
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone: N/A
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 317-232-8406
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jewick@dem.state.in.us
Hours_of_Service: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST, Monday - Friday
Contact_Instructions: For inquiries, please e-mail.

Resource_Description: Downloadable data

Distribution_Liability:
The following is excerpted from the metadata provided by IDEM, OLQ for the originally provided source shapefile A-NPDES-PIPE:

"DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (IDEM), ITS EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE COMPLETENESS, SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY AND ACCURACY OF DATA, SOFTWARE, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY INFORMATION RETRIEVED FROM OR DELIVERED TO AN INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY THROUGH THE AUSPICES OF IDEM ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND INCLUDES ALL FAULTS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE RECIPIENT, OF THE DATA, SOFTWARE, INFORMATION OR SERVICES, ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT IT HAS RECEIVED ADEQUATE NOTICE THAT USE OF THE DATA, SOFTWARE, INFORMATION OR SERVICES IS AT RECIPIENTS OWN RISK.

IDEM AND OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE AFOREMENTIONED MATERIAL, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, LACK OF VIRUSES, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF RESPONSES, RESULTS, LACK OF NEGLIGENCE OR LACK OF WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, QUIET ENJOYMENT, QUIET POSSESSION, AND CORRESPONDENCE TO DESCRIPTION. FURTHER THE ABOVE LIST OF DISCLAIMED WARRANTIES IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS ARE DISCLAIMED. THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR PERFORMANCE OF THE DATA, SOFTWARE, INFORMATION OR SERVICES IS BORNE BY THE RECIPIENT.

EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL AND CERTAIN OTHER DAMAGES.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL IDEM OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR: LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, PERSONAL INJURY, LOSS OF PRIVACY, FAILURE TO MEET ANY DUTY (INCLUDING GOOD FAITH AND REASONABLE CARE), NEGLIGENCE, AND ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE, THE DATA, SOFTWARE, INFORMATION OR SERVICES, EVEN IF THE RECIPIENT IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. RECIPIENT'S SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE THE USE OF THE DATA, SOFTWARE, INFORMATION OR SERVICES."


Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20021212
Metadata_Review_Date: 20131025
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Indiana Geological Survey
Contact_Person: Chris Dintaman
Contact_Position: Geologist, GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 611 North Walnut Grove Avenue
City: Bloomington
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47405-2208
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-856-5654
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-855-2862
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: cdintama@indiana.edu
Hours_of_Service: 0800 to 1700 Eastern Standard Time
Contact_Instructions: Monday through Friday, except holidays
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC CSDGM
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Access_Constraints: None
Metadata_Use_Constraints:
This metadata file is intended to accompany the data set identified and received from the IGS. It should not to be altered or summarized. IGS does not support secondary distribution. If this data set was received from anyone besides the IGS, this metadata file and the data set it describes may lack integrity.

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