Metadata: Drinking Water Supply Management Areas

Drinking Water Supply Management Areas

This page last updated: 08/20/2021
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


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  1. Overview
  2. Data Quality
  3. Data Organization
  4. Coordinate System
  5. Attributes
  6. Distribution - Get Data
  7. Metadata Reference

Section 1: Overview

Originator:Minnesota Department of Health

Title: Drinking Water Supply Management Areas

Abstract: These sets of data include the drinking water supply management area boundaries and the vulnerability levels within each management area in Minnesota.

More information can be found at:
https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/swp/reqrec.html

Follow the links below to the access the individual metadata pages for each layer:

Drinking Water Supply Management Areas: drinking_water_supply_management_areas.html

Drinking Water Supply Management Areas Vulnerability: drinking_water_supply_management_area_vulnerability.html

Purpose: This dataset was developed with the intention of protecting the public drinking water supply and complies with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, United States Code, title 42 and the State of Minnesota Rule (parts 4720.5100 to 4720.5590).

Time Period of Content Date: 07/15/2019

Currentness Reference: This data is updated continuously, more frequently than the metadata. See more details in activity stream at https://gisdata.mn.gov/dataset/activity/water-drinking-water-supply

Progress: Complete

Maintenance and Update Frequency: Continually

Spatial Extent of Data: Minnesota

Bounding Coordinates: -97.072169
-91.139865
48.805032
43.432979

Place Keywords: Minnesota

Theme Keywords: Drinking Water Supply Management Area, Groundwatershed, Vulnerability, Drinking water, Capture zone, Wellhead Protection

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: MDH GID Data Keyword Thesaurus

Access Constraints: None

Use Constraints: Geospatial data is provided "as-is". MDH makes no warranty, expressed or implied, and disclaims all implied warranties of the data for any purpose. MDH also does not warrant that the geospatial data is error free. The geospatial data was developed for MDH internal business purposes. MDH shall not be liable for any activity involving the geospatial data with respect to the following: a.) Lost profits, lost savings or any other consequential damages; b.) The fitness of the geospatial data for a particular purpose; or c.) The installation of the geospatial data, its use or the results obtained.

Contact Person Information: Source Water Protection Unit Staff,
Minnesota Department of Health - Environmental Health Division
P.O box 64975
St. Paul, MN  55164-0975
Phone: (651) 201-4700
Fax: (651) 201-4701
Email: health.drinkingwater@state.mn.us

Browse Graphic: Click to view a data sample.
Drinking Water Supply Management Areas and Vulnerability assessments over aerial photos

Associated Data Sets:

Section 2: Data Quality

Attribute Accuracy:

Logical Consistency:

Completeness:

Horizontal Positional Accuracy:


Lineage:

Section 3: Spatial Data Organization (not used in this metadata)


Section 4: Coordinate System

Horizontal Coordinate Scheme: Universal Transverse Mercator

UTM Zone Number: 15

Horizontal Datum: NAD83

Horizontal Units: meters

Vertical Datum:

Vertical Units:

Depth Datum:

Depth Units:

Section 5: Attributes

Overview: Follow the links below to the access the individual meta data pages for each layer:

Drinking Water Supply Management Areas: drinking_water_supply_management_areas.html

Drinking Water Supply Management Areas Vulnerability: drinking_water_supply_management_area_vulnerability.html

Detailed Citation:

Table Detail:
DWSMA - Drinking Water Supply Management Area (MDH)
Field NameValid ValuesDefinitionDefinition Source
FID
-
internal feature number
Shape
-
Feature geometry
AREA
-
PERIMETER
-
DWS_ID
-
Drinking Water Supply Management IDMDH
DWS_NAME
-
DWS_NAMEMDH
WHP_TYPE_CenumeratedWHP_TYPE_CMDH
AAquifer delineation
CConjuctive delineation
FFractured Rock delineation
FCFractured Rock delineation
FAFractured Rock delineation
CZ_TYPE_CenumeratedCZ_TYPE_C
SSingle capture zone for a given DWSMA
MMultiple capture zones for a given DWSMA
CComplex capture zones for a given DWSMA (overlapping or adjacent regions)
DWSA_D
-
Date of DWSMA ApprovalMDH
DWS_STAT_CenumeratedDWS_STAT_CMDH
AActive
DDeactivated
LCM_CODEenumeratedLocation collection method code
DS1Digitization (Screen) - DRG Map (1:24,000)CWI
DS2Digitization (Screen) - DRG Map (1:24,000)CWI
DS3Digitization (Screen) - NAIP Map (1:12,000)CWI
ACRES
-
Acres of the DWSMA (derived from AREA / 4046.8717 ) + 0.001MDH
PLAN_ID
-
Wellhead Protection Plan IDMDH
PWSID
-
Public Water Supply ID . The first digit is either a 1 or a 5. A 1 signifies it is a cummunity public water supplier. A 5 signifies it is a non-community public water supplier. The 2nd and 3rd digits are the county code. The last 4 digits are sequential as new public water suppliers are added.MDH
DWSMAvul - Vulnerability of Public Water Supply Management Area
Field NameValid ValuesDefinitionDefinition Source
FID
-
Internal feature number.ESRI
Shape
-
Feature geometry.ESRI
AREA
-
ESRI
DWSVUL_ID
-
Drinking Water Supply Management Area Vulnerability ID
DWS_VUL_CenumeratedDWSMA Vulnerability Code. Note* Very High and Very Low are no longer usedMDH
VHVery High
HHigh
MModerate
LLow
VLVery Low
UUnknown
DWS_VUL
-
DWSMA Vulnerability
ACRES
-
Acres of DWSMA vulnerability (derived)MDH
Acres of DWSMA vulnerability (derived)enumeratedAquifer Vulnerability Code (for public and regulatory use) - Low is considered not vulnerable. Moderate and High are considered to be vulnerable.
VVulnerable
NNot Vulnerable
DWS_ID
-
Drinking Water Supply Management Area ID - sequential numberMDH
PERMIETER
-
ESRI

Section 6: Distribution

Publisher: Minnesota Department of Health

Publication Date: 07/15/2019

Contact Person Information: Source Water Protection Unit Staff,
Minnesota Department of Health - Environmental Health Division
P.O box 64975
St. Paul, MN  55164-0975
Phone: 651- 201-4700
Fax: 651-201-4701
Email: health.drinkingwater@state.mn.us

Distributor's Data Set Identifier:

Distribution Liability: Geospatial data is provided "as-is". MDH makes no warranty, expressed or implied, and disclaims all implied warranties of the data for any purpose. MDH also does not warrant that the geospatial data is error free. The geospatial data was developed for MDH internal business purposes. MDH shall not be liable for any activity involving the geospatial data with respect to the following: a.) Lost profits, lost savings or any other consequential damages; b.) The fitness of the geospatial data for a particular purpose; or c.) The installation of the geospatial data, its use or the results obtained.

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Section 7: Metadata Reference

Metadata Date: 08/20/2021

Contact Person Information: Source Water Protection Unit Staff,
Minnesota Department of Health - Environmental Health Division
P.O box 64975
St. Paul, MN  55164-0975
Phone: 651- 201-4700
Fax: 651-201-4701
Email: health.drinkingwater@state.mn.us

Metadata Standard Name: Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines

Metadata Standard Version: 1.2



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