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Description: Identification of Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs) to which the chemical in wastes are transferred. Discharges to POTWs are those toxic chemicals which are sent to a municipal sewage treatment plant. The most common transfers will be conveyances of the toxic chemical in facility wastewater through underground sewage pipes, however, materials may be trucked or other direct shipments to a POTW may be made. (Data in TRI_POTW_LOCATION were submitted on EPA Form R, Part II, Section 6.1, ''Discharges to Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs)''. See specific ''Data Source'' for each column.)


Envirofacts Data Service API for TRI_POTW_LOCATION: Envirofacts has developed a RESTful data service API to all of its internal data holdings. This functionality provides a user of Envirofacts with the ability to query any table through the use of a URL. The default output is in XML, which can be utilized in other applications, as well as tools such as Microsoft Excel or Access. Output options of CSV and Excel can be requested in the URL. The entire Envirofacts database metadata is available online, so that all tables and columns within Envirofacts are documented. Having the table structures available in this manner makes most of Envirofacts data easily available through the service. More information is available on the Envirofacts Services page.

Below is a sample of the first 10 rows of data for the TRI_POTW_LOCATION table. The URL used to produce this output is: