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Septic System Data

Septic System Data

The table below contains field name and definitions for septic system data for dwellings within Boulder County, Colorado.

Septic systems are the second most frequently cited source of groundwater contamination in our country. Unapproved, aging, and failing septic systems have a large impact on the quality and safety of our water supply.

See data for septic systems in Boulder County.

NameDefinition
RECORD_IDPermit# associated with this onsite wastewater treatment system record
APNAssessor Parcel Number for the location of the onsite wastewater treatment system
P_STREET_NUMBERStreet number for the address of the site
P_STREET_DIRStreet direction for the address of the site
P_STREET_NAMEStreet name for the address of the site
P_STREET_TYPEStreet type for the address of the site
P_STREET_UNITUnit number or apartment number for the address of the site
P_STREET_UNIT_TYPEUnit type for the address of the business, such as Bldg., Apt., or Suite
P_CITYCity of the address for the site
P_STATETwo-character abbreviation of the state for the site
ZIPZip code of the address for the site
SEPTIC_SYSTEM_TYPEDescription indicating the septic system type.
DWELLING_TYPEDescription indicating the type of dwelling for which the septic system was installed, such as a Primary Dwelling, Commercial, Barn, etc
STATUSDescription indicating the status of the septic system, such as Inspected, Pending Inspection, Approved, etc.
APPLICATION_DATEDate the onsite wastewater treatment system permit was applied for
PERMITTED_DATEDate the permit was issued for the onsite wastewater treatment system
APPROVED_DATEDate the system received final approval
FINAL_INSP_DATEDate the final inspection for the site was performed
ENGINEER_FIRMName of the business the engineer is employed by
ENGINEER_LAST_NAMELast name of the engineer
ENGINEER_FIRST_NAMEFirst name of the engineer
INSTALLER_FIRMName of the business the installer is employed by
INSTALLER_LAST_NAMELast name of the installer
INSTALLER_FIRST_NAMEFirst name of the installer
LOT_SIZESize of the lot, in acres, that contains the onsite wastewater treatment system.
BEDROOMSNumber of bedrooms in the house when the onsite wastewater treatment system was permitted and approved.
ABSORP_AREA_BUILTActual absorption area, in square feet, for the septic tank’s effluent
ABSORP_AREA_PERMITTEDPermitted absorption area, in square feet, for the septic tank’s effluent
DEPTH_TO_BEDROCKDepth, in feet, from grade to bedrock.
DEPTH_TO_MAX_GROUNDWATERDepth, in feet, from grade to groundwater.
DEPTH1Depth, in feet, from grade to the first soil type
DEPTH2Depth, in feet, from grade to the second soil type.
DEPTH3Depth, in feet, from grade to the third soil type.
DEPTH4Depth, in feet, from grade to the fourth soil type.
SETBACK_WELL_TO_AB_FIELDDistance, in feet, the soil treatment area is from the well head.
SOIL_TYPE1Description indicating the first type of soil, such as sandy loam, decomposed granite, bedrock, etc.
SOIL_TYPE2Description indicating the second type of soil, such as sandy loam, decomposed granite, bedrock, etc.
SOIL_TYPE3Description indicating the third type of soil, such as sandy loam, decomposed granite, bedrock, etc.
SOIL_TYPE4Description indicating the fourth type of soil, such as sandy loam, decomposed granite, bedrock, etc.
WATER_SOURCEDescription indicating the source of the water for the building at the site where the onsite wastewater treatment system is found, such as a spring, lake, well, public water system, etc.

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