Urban Waste Water Discharge Locations

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This dataset shows the location of urban waste water discharges.

Further information about each licence and their discharge locations can be found on the EPA website - www.epa.ie.

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Theme Government
Date dataset released 2010-11-24
Date dataset updated 2017-11-06
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['no limitations', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license']
Update frequency Other
Language English
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.47472, 51.44555],[-10.47472, 55.37999], [-6.01306, 55.37999], [-6.01306, 51.44555], [-10.47472, 51.44555]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) TM65 / Irish Grid (EPSG:29902)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "1014", "verticalDomainName": "EPSG Projection 5731 - Malin Head height", "minVerticalExtent": "0"}
Provenance information It is required for applicants of an urban waste water discharge authorisation to include proposed and current emission points when applying for the licence or certificate of authorisation. The application is checked for emission point information and the coordinate(s) are used to append new points onto the existing dataset. Attributes such as point code, coordinates, type of emission and accuracy of coordinates are all recorded from the application. Once the discharge authorisation is granted the emission points are checked again to see if there have been any changes in the authorisation. Spatial Accuracy: The points are not verified and a large proportion have no coordinates and lie at 0,0. Thematic Accuracy: Some of the points in the application are not given proper codes and so codes are sometimes generated based on the type and number of emission points. Each has the EPA Reg. code for the facility that it is assigned to a unique ID containing a combination of the EPA Reg. code and the emission point code.
Period of time covered (begin) 2010-11-24
Period of time covered (end) 2010-01-24