Profile Picture Open Data NY - DOH

created Oct 2 2015

updated Aug 9 2022

Description

This data includes the location of cooling towers registered with New York State. The data is self-reported by owners/property managers of cooling towers in service in New York State. In August 2015, the New York State Department of Health released emergency regulations requiring the owners of cooling towers to register them with New York State.

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cooling tower, registration, legionella, oph, public health, environmental health, consumer resources
Row Label
Registered Cooling Tower
SODA2 Only
Yes
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
Center for Environmental Health
Source Link
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/legionellosis/
Dataset Information
Agency
Health, Department of
Dataset Summary
Time Period
August 2015 - Present
Posting Frequency
Weekly
Dataset Owner
Bureau of Water Supply Protection
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
Building
Units
Cooling Tower
Organization
Center for Environmental Health
Data Frequency
Daily
Disclaimers
Limitations
All information is self-reported by the cooling tower owners/property managers and has not been reviewed for completeness or accuracy. This dataset excludes addresses that could not be validated. Cooling towers that have been registered but have not yet passed through address validation will not appear until validation is complete.
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County Filter
Yes
County_Column
location_county
Municipality Filter
Yes
Municipality_Column
equipment_city
Notes
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Researchers agree to use the data for statistical reporting and analysis only. The author will include a disclaimer that states any analyses, interpretations or conclusions were reached by the author and not the NYSDOH. In addition, the regulation includes requirements: regular inspection; annual certification; obtaining and implementing a maintenance plan; record keeping; reporting of certain information; and sample collection and culture testing. All cooling towers in New York State, including New York City, need to be registered in the NYS system. Registration is done through an electronic database found at: www.ny.gov/services/register-cooling-tower-and-submit-reports.
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