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MassGIS Data: MWRA Water/Sewer Service Areas

This polygon datalayer shows the areas across the commonwealth with water and sewer service as provided by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.
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This polygon datalayer shows the areas across the commonwealth with water and sewer service as provided by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. Most of the service areas are based on city and town boundaries, but some municipalities are split for different types of service.

Previously the MWRA Service area data was stored in the table TOWNS_POLY_MWRATOWN, which could be joined to the Town boundaries layer. The splitting of some towns invalidated the one-to-one table join approach and necessitated a separate layer.

The layer is stored in ArcSDE and distributed as MWRASERVICE_POLY.

ProductionSample of MWRA Water/Sewer Service Areas

Using ArcGIS software, MWRA GIS staff edited a version of the Massachusetts Towns layer and coded the polygons for type of service. In cases where service differs within a town, the original Towns polygon was split and coded as necessary. MWRA made the layer available to MassGIS.

Attributes

The datalayer's point attribute table has the following items:
CODE Type of service:
 WS - Water and sewer service
 W - Water service only
 S - Sewer service only
 N - No service
TOWN_ID Town ID (1-351)
TOWN City or Town name

Maintenance

MassGIS will make updates available when provided by MWRA.

Last Updated 10/3/2005

Items

Contributor
Modified Date
2017-12-22
Release Date
2017-12-22
Identifier
7412bce9-a27f-4af2-bc60-7c443a035904
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Massachusetts
License
Author
MassGIS
Contact Name
MassGIS
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Data Quality
False
Content Type
Language
English (United States)