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Septic Systems, New York State, 2011
MapsheetNew York State State
ProviderNew York State Water Resources Institute
FormatShapefile .shp
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Coordinate System Geographic | Decimal Degrees
DatumD North American 1983
Publication date June 22, 2015
Date added or updated June 22, 2015
This dataset presents counts of septic systems at the census tract level. Data were derived from 2011 county parcel data and aggregated by census tract.
Septic systems are used by 22% of homes in New York State, and they are important components of the wastewater infrastructure. This dataset quantifies how many septic systems are used across New York State.
Supplemental Information
See the included project report, "Septic Systems in New York: A Statewide Enumeration using Census Tract-level Parcel Data".
Topicsinland waters, utilities
File size5755 kilobytes
Use constraintsThis dataset is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License <> Please cite as: Vedachalam, S., Joo, T., Riha, S.J. (2015). Septic Systems in New York: A Statewide Enumeration using Census Tract-Level Parcel Data. Ithaca, NY: New York State Water Resources Institute. Available at
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