Federal Contaminated Sites Inventory - Open Datasets

Tabular Data

This information is published in XML format and is part of the Government's Open Data Portal. The portal offers machine-readable formats, enabling citizens and private sector and non-government organizations to leverage this data in innovative and value-added ways.

For more information, please review the Open Data Licence Agreement, visit the Open Data Portal or browse more datasets.

Available Formats

This is a large compressed data set containing the full inventory of FCSI public data in a downloadable XML format. Please consult the Working with Datasets page on the Open Data Portal for further information on this data set format.

FCSI Data Extract (ZIP 6 MB)

Data Dictionary

The Data Dictionary contains a description of each field in the XML data extract.

Data Dictionary (HTML)
Data Dictionary (RTF 439 KB)

Geospatial Data

This information is published in MapInfo (TAB) format (compressed into single files) which provides access to the FCSI’s geospatial data. They are based on the NAD83 (EPSG4269) spatial reference system. The files are updated daily.

FCSI Contaminated Sites

To report a technical issue or to obtain additional information regarding the TAB files, please contact FCSI-ADMIN-ISFC@tbs-sct.gc.ca.