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Searchable Databases


This page provides direct access to Ecology's on-line databases.

Environmental Monitoring Data

Ecology for Scientists' data page; a comprehensive list of environmental data sources, listed by topic area. Also identifies data types that are available in Ecology's Environmental Information Management (EIM) system.

Other Databases (A-Z)

Alphabetical listing of other Ecology databases and data sources.

Database includes map access. = Databases with map access.
  Areawide Remediation Environmental Information System (AREIS)
This database holds soil sampling and cleanup records for properties in the Tacoma Smelter Plume. Data from the Everett Smelter cleanup will be available here soon.
  Brownfields - see Integrated Site Information System (ISIS)
  Children's Safe Product Act (CSPA) Reports
Search the database of first reports required from manufacturers of children's products about the presence of specific toxic chemicals of concern in their products. Products covered include toys, cosmetics, jewelry and baby products. Reporting requirements are being phased in.
  Cleanup of Contaminated Sites:
  Cleanup Levels and Risk Calculations (CLARC)
Chemical-specific information related to the establishment of cleanup levels under the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) Cleanup Regulation, Ch. 173-340 WAC
Database includes map access. Coastal Atlas
Information about Washington’s marine shorelines and the land areas near Puget Sound, the outer coast, and the estuarine portion of the Columbia River, including public access and beach closures.
Database includes map access. Columbia River Mainstem - Water Resources Information System (WEBMAP)
Mapped water rights, place of use, diversions, stream flows, metering, and water right documents.
  Environmental Covenants - see Integrated Site Information System (ISIS)
  Environmental Permit Handbook
Information on permits, licenses, certifications, and other approvals.
Database includes map access. Facility/Site Identification (F/SID) System
Information on facilities and sites of interest to the Department of Ecology.
  Fertilizer Database (Wastes in Commercial Fertilizers)
Information about commercial fertilizers that are registered for distribution in the state of Washington.
  Grade Level Expectations (GLE) Correlations to Environmental Education Resources
Links Project WET and Healthy Water, Healthy People with Washington’s OSPI Grade Level Expectations.
  Hazardous Waste Services Directory
Information for hazardous waste generators to help identify businesses who can help manage wastes.
  Industrial Permits
Active and proposed permits for aluminum smelters, oil refineries, and pulp and paper mills.
  Integrated Site Information System (ISIS)
Selected reports on cleanup sites, brownfield sites, and underground storage tanks.
  Laboratory Accreditation
Information on accredited laboratories including analytical parameters.
  Materials Exchange ("2Good2Toss")
Information on available or wanted used or surplus building materials and large household items.
Database includes map access. Polluted Waters - 303(d) Listing
Listing of streams, lakes, and estuaries whose beneficial uses are impaired by pollutants.
  Public Events Calendar
Information on Ecology's public hearings, meetings, workshops, open houses, and open comment periods.
  Publications and Forms
Information on Ecology's publications and forms.
  Recycling (1-800-RECYCLE)
Information on recycling opportunities in your neighborhood.
Database includes map access. Shoreline Aerial Photos
A collection of over 10,000 oblique aerial photos of Washington's 2,500 miles of marine shoreline.
Interactive map Smelter Search
Searchable map of areas with arsenic soil contamination from former smelters in Tacoma and Everett. Impacted areas include parts of Thurston, Pierce, King, and Snohomish counties.
  Solid Waste Information Clearinghouse
Information on county and city-specific information, statewide summaries, projects and resources.
  Staff directory
Ecology staff e-mail addresses and phone numbers.
  State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Register
List of SEPA documents received by Ecology in the past two weeks or earlier if comment period has not yet closed.
  Subject referral directory
Ecology staff contact information by subject.
  Thermal stream surveys
Water temperatures of many rivers in Washington State (thermal infrared images)
  Underground Storage Tanks and Leaking Underground Storage Tanks (UST & LUST) - see Integrated Site Information System (ISIS)
  Water Quality Permit Databases
Information on water quality permits for municipalities, industries, dairies, fish-rearing facilities, stormwater, sand and gravel operations, and aquatic pesticides.
Database includes map access. Water Resources Explorer
Water Rights and Wells web site that provides access through an interactive map to information maintained by the Water Resources Program (Program) within the Department of Ecology as well as links to other water resource related information.
  Well Construction and Licensing System (WCLS)
Well drilling projects and well logs since 1995. Current licensed drillers and drilling companies.
Database includes map access. Well Logs
Information on the location, ownership, construction details, and lithology of completed wells.


Other Resources

Also see Geographic Information Systems Data for information on available spatial data.

Also see Information Management for additional information on the Department of Ecology's Information Technology Portfolio and enterprise approach to information management.

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING DATA


Environmental Data for Scientists

FEATURED ECOLOGY DATABASES


Environmental Information Management (EIM) System -- Environmental Data
(EIM How-To videos)

Facility/Site Identification (F/SID) System

Coastal Atlas - Shoreline photos and flood maps

OTHER DATABASES


Freshwater Algae Database


Washington State Geospatial Clearinghouse


Pacific Northwest Water Quality Data Exchange.