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The following documents can be opened or downloaded in PDF format:

ADB v.2 Data Dictionary

ADB v.2 Entity Relationship Diagram

Advantages of the Oracle version of ADB v.2

Best Practices Document - examples related to data entry for the ADB v.2

Integrated Reporting Guidance and Memos

ADB v.2 Users Guide and Install Manual

  • State User Guide - for Access, Oracle and SQL Server versions of ADB v.2. This document also includes the installation instructions for Windows XP.
  • Installation instructions for Windows 7. There are known compatibility issues with Windows 7.
  • Regional User Guide - for Access version of ADB v.2. This document includes information for EPA Regions using the ADB v.2. It focuses more on using ADB data provided by States, rather than data entry.

Hydrography Event Management (HEM) Tool

The Hydrography Event Management (HEM) Tool can be used for georeferencing EPA program data to the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD). Click to learn more about the HEM Tool and creating NHD events.

ADB Data Elements

A table of ADB data elements is available in the appendix of the 2006 Integrated Report Guidance.

ADB Domain Value Lists

Tables (.xls format) are available for the data elements listed in the 2006 Integrated Reporting Guidance. Click the link below for the list you would like to view.

ADB Listserver An ADB Listserver has been set up to enable users to share information about the ADB.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the Adobe PDF files on this page. See EPA's PDF page for more information about getting and using the free Acrobat Reader.


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