Measure SDW-SP3.N11 Metadata


Most Recent Measure Description:
ACS Code:SDW-SP3.N11
PERS Code:E
Measure Key Words:Population served by CWSs Indian country
Measure Language:Percent of the population in Indian country served by community water systems that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water standards.
Goal, Objective and Subobjective:2.1.1: Water Safe to Drink
Measure Type:Target
ACS Shareholder:Regions 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Comments:The universe represents the population in Indian country served by community water systems.


Type of Measure *Yes/NoFY09FY10FY11FY12
NPGYes81.6%82.2%80%(National); 79.6%(Regional)87%(National); 79.9%(Regional)
Budget (target)Yes87%87%87%87%
Strategic PlanYes   88%
KPIYes   87%(National); 79.9%(Regional)
ARRANo   n/a
StateGrantNon/an/an/an/a
* Note: The figures for all budget measures are targets. The figures for all the other types of measures are commitments established during the development of the National Water Program Guidance.


Office Information:
Office Lead:OGWDW
Contact:Elizabeth Corr, EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water: corr.elizabeth@epa.gov | (202) 564-3798


Most Recent Measure Definition (From FY2010 or FY2010, if available):
Terms and Phrases:A community water system (CWS) is a public water system that supplies water to the same population year-round.
Methodology for Computation of Results:The EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (Headquarters) calculates this measure using data reported in the Safe Drinking Water Information System-Federal (SDWIS-FED) and provides the results to EPA Regions. This measure includes federally-regulated contaminants of the following violation types: Maximum Contaminant Level, Maximum Residual Disinfection Limit, and Treatment Technique violations. It includes any violations from currently open and closed community water systems (CWSs) in Indian country that overlap any part of the most recent four quarters.
Units:Population in Indian country
Universe:887,321. (FY 2010). The universe represents the population in Indian Country served by community water systems.
Baseline:86% (FY 2005). The baseline represents the percentage of the population in Indian Country served by community water systems that receive drinking water that meets all health based drinking water standards through approaches including effective treatment and source water protection in 2005.


Most Recent Regional Measure Results Trend Data (From FY2010 End of Year Report, if available):
Measure Results Trend DataSDW-SP3.N11.xls


Most Recent National Results Trend Data Chart (From FY2010 End of Year Report, if available):
Measure Results Trend Data ChartSDW-SP3.xlsx


ACS Measure History:
Fiscal YearACS CodeMeasure Description
2012SDW-SP3.N11Percent of the population in Indian country served by community water systems that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water standards.
2011SP-3Percent of the population in Indian country served by community water systems that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water standards.
2010SP-3Percent of the population in Indian country served by community water systems that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water standards.
2009SP-3Percent of the population in Indian country served by community water systems that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water standards.
2008SP-3Percent of the population in Indian country served by community water systems that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water.
2007EPercent of the population served by community water systems in Indian country that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water standards.
2006EPercent of the population served by community water systems in Indian country that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water standards.
2005EPercent of the population served by community water systems in Indian country that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water standards.


Decision History: Click for measure decision details


Most Recent Data Sources and Data Quality and Limitations (From FY2011 or FY2010 V & V, if available):SDW-SP3.docx




External Links:
Congressional Justification
2010 EOY Report


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