Data Download Disclaimer

All datasets provided by EPA/ERC on its web pages are made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons and as a benefit to the environmental science community. Whilst EPA/ERC believes these datasets to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility.

The EPA gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these datasets. It is strongly recommended that these datasets be verified with their designated Responsible Parties (as outlined in the metadata) and not through other sources that may have changed the data in some way.


The EPA do not express or imply warranty made regarding the utility of the data on other systems for general or scientific purposes nor shall the act of distribution to the public or other agencies constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data.

To access and use this data, we ask that you agree to this liability disclaimer and that you use proper citation (as will be provided in the metadata) on any materials (digital or printed) in which this information appears, and that you use the data appropriately.

Since this system will be used by data providers on an ongoing basis please be aware that periodic revisions will be made to some of these datasets by their original owners.

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