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Waterbody Inventory/Priority Waterbodies List

Information on Waterbody Inventory/Priority Waterbodies has been moved to DEC InfoLocator.

DECinfo Locator is an online interactive mapper that allows a user to access all available Waterbody Inventory/Priority Waterbodies List (WI/PWL) factsheets. Follow these steps to find a WI/PWL factsheet using the DECinfo Locator:

  • Enter the DECinfo Locator at: (leaves DEC website)
  • Select the Environmental Monitoring layer in the left column.
  • Select the following four layers:
    • Lakes and Reservoirs,
    • Estuaries,
    • Rivers and Streams, and
    • Shorelines.
  • Navigate to the waterbody of interest or search by location and zoom until a hyperlink is available.
  • Click on the waterbody and open the factsheet.