ICIS Data Submission

The Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) data exchange allows agencies to submit data in XML format to U.S. EPA’s ICIS database. Agencies can submit data for either the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (ICIS-NPDES) or air stationary source compliance and enforcement (ICIS-Air).  News About Version 5.12 – Released June 14, 2024 Version 5.12 of the ICIS Data Submission … View Data Exchange »

ICIS Data Access

The ICIS Data Access data exchange (ICISDA) allows Partners to request and receive ICIS data in XML format. The Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) currently holds National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Federal Enforcement and Compliance (FE&C), and Air compliance data. Partners can now request NPDES data such as permit, Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR), inspection, enforcement, violations, parameter … View Data Exchange »

Toxics Release Inventory – TRI

The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is an EPA program enacted as part of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986. Every year, tens of thousands of facilities in the United States submit reports to EPA and the States on releases and other waste management of certain toxic chemicals. Facilities are required to use the Toxics Release … View Data Exchange »

Beach Notification

Under the BEACH Act (Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act), grant recipients are required to submit beach notification data to EPA. The Beach Notification data exchange supports the reporting of beach meta data, contact information, and beach advisory and closing data. The Flow Implementation Guide provides a high-level overview of the data flow. To report monitoring data, see the … View Data Exchange »


Partners can use the Exchange Network to submit data to or extract data from EPA’s RCRAInfo system, the national program management and inventory system for hazardous waste handlers. The EPA CDX test and production endpoints for RCRAInfo are available here. EPA has established a national system for tracking hazardous waste shipments electronically. This system, known as “e-Manifest,” will … View Data Exchange »

Water Quality Exchange – WQX

**IMPORTANT UPDATE April 13, 2020: Two new versions of the WQX data flow (v2.2 and v3.0) are now available and in production. EPA will continue to support existing versions of the WQX data flow. WQX Version 2.2 is 100% backwards compatible with v2.1 and provides expanded data element lengths for various key description text type elements.  See the … View Data Exchange »

Safe Drinking Water Information System – SDWIS

This data flow allows users to submit data to the U.S. EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS). SDWIS is an EPA national database that contains information about public water systems and their violations of EPA’s drinking water regulations. Agencies submit federally reported drinking water data to EPA based on three separate subject areas (i.e., Inventory, Actions, and … View Data Exchange »

Facility Identification – FacID

The Facility Identification (FacID) flow allows Partners to share their integrated facility/site data with EPA’s Facility Registry System (FRS) via their Exchange Network Nodes. Partners can use the Exchange Network to share information on facilities, sites, monitoring stations, and other place-based areas subject to environmental regulation or of environmental interest. The Flow Implementation Guide provides a high-level overview of the … View Data Exchange »

Air Quality System – AQS

Partners can use the Exchange Network to submit data to EPA’s Air Quality System (AQS). AQS is the national database that contains ambient air quality monitoring data collected by States, Tribes, and local governments. These data are used to determine compliance with clean air standards, assess the nature of air pollution in North America, and assess the exposure of … View Data Exchange »

Emissions Inventory System – EIS

The Emissions Inventory System (EIS) is EPA’s information system for storing all current and historical emissions inventory data. It is used to receive and store emissions data and generate emission inventories beginning with the 2008 National Emissions Inventory (NEI). Partners use the EIS Exchange to submit Facility Inventory, Point, Nonpoint, Onroad, and Nonroad data categories to the EIS Production … View Data Exchange »