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Ground Water SPA

Metadata Updated: February 9, 2024

Groundwater SPA. This GIS layer consists of the geographic location of the Source Protection Areas for active and inactive Public Community and Non-Transient Non-Community groundwater sources labeled by the Water System Identification Number (WSID) and source number (i.e. WL001 or IN002). The source locations are drawn from the State Drinking Water database (SDWIS). The water sources are wells and springs that predate regulations developed in the 1970s to new sources under review now. Source Protection Area (SPA) boundaries have been located on RF 24000 & RF 25000 scale USGS topographic maps by Water Supply Division (DEC) and VT Dept of Health (historical) personnel. Buffered SPAs are based on the point location of the water source(s). Refer to the SOURCE coverage documentation file for information on data sources used.For information regarding attributes of Public Water Source feature layers, please download the:Public Water Sources Data DictionaryUPDATE: 6/17/2022 to add source information and recent edits by DWGWP staff.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than License: Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

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Metadata Created Date September 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date February 9, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from Vermont Open Geodata Portal

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date February 9, 2024
Publisher Dept of Environmental Conservation, Water Resource Section
Data First Published 2016-10-12T20:04:28.000Z
Data Last Modified 2016-10-12T00:00:00.000Z
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Categories Boundaries, Environmental
Harvest Object Id e5a909af-bec8-4713-9c77-aaa21655d1b4
Harvest Source Id 24b4ec67-cad4-4235-b8af-afaa3907ff2e
Harvest Source Title Vermont Open Geodata Portal
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -73.3042,42.7429,-71.4951,45.0230
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 24e9b2c15ff7f9ad33e206605d7cc3fb302a4efbe0b3da8cc7832616d9b54968
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": -73.3042, 42.7429, -73.3042, 45.0230, -71.4951, 45.0230, -71.4951, 42.7429, -73.3042, 42.7429}

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