U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
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FUNCTION CODE:   80 NAME:    Sewerage
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment |X|
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Environment and Housing; Sanitation
DEFINITION:    Provision, maintenance, and operation of sanitary and storm sewer systems and sewage disposal and treatment facilities.
EXAMPLES:   Construction and maintenance of sanitary sewer lines; sewer cleaning; lift or pump stations; sewage treatment plants; water pollution control plants; storm drains that are not connected with highway projects; systems for the collection and disposal of storm runoff; and any intergovernmental payments for such activities.
EXCLUSIONS:   Storm drains that are an integral part of highway projects (report at either Regular Highways, code 44, or Toll Highways, code 45); drainage for agricultural or other nonstreet purposes (report Federal activities at Soil, Water, and Electric Energy Resources, code 57, and state-local activities at Other Natural Resources, code 59).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
 
OTHER NOTES:   (1) For combined water supply and sewer systems, include segregable amounts related to sewage collection and disposal here and Water Supply activities at code 91. (2) Prior to 1977 data, this function applied only to local governments; effective with 1977 data, it was extended to cover state governments, whose activities were reported previously at Other and Unallocable, code 89. (3) For Federal Government, report grants to state and local governments for wastewater treatment plant construction at code 89.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E80 Current Operations N YY Y YY
F80 Construction N YY Y YY
G80 Land & Existing Structures N YY Y YY
K80 Equipment N YY Y NN
 
    INTERGOVERNMENTAL, TO:  
L80 State N NN Y YY
M80 Locals, NEC N YY Y YY
N80 General Purpose Locals N YN N NN
R80 Special Districts N YN N NN
 
EMPLOYMENT DATA N YY Y YY
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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