Guide to Stormwater Abbreviations Acronyms, Glossary, Definitions 2017-02-14T18:12:13+00:00

Guide to Stormwater Abbreviations Acronyms, Glossary, Definitions

Guide to Stormwater-related Abbreviations (including Acronyms)

  • ACSCE ANNUAL COMPREHENSIVE SITE COMPLIANCE EVALUATION
  • ASBS Areas of Special Biological Significance
  • BAT Best Available Technology Economically Achievable
  • BCT Best Conventional Pollutant Control Technology
  • BMP Best Management Practices
  • BOD Biochemical Oxygen Demand
  • BPT Best Practicable Control Technology Currently Available
  • CAF Confined Animal Facilities
  • CBPELSG California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists
  • CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response,Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980
  • CFR Code of Federal Regulations
  • CGL Compliance Group Leader
  • CGP Compliance Group Participant
  • COD Chemical Oxygen Demand
  • CPLX Complexity
  • CWA Clean Water Act
  • DWQ Division of Water Quality
  • ELGs Effluent Limitations Guidelines and New Source Performance Standards
  • ERA Exceedance Response Action
  • GMP Group Monitoring Plan
  • IGP Industrial General Permit
  • ILRP Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program
  • LRP Legally Responsible Person
  • MP Monitoring and Reporting Program
  • MS4 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System
  • MSGP Multi Sector General Permit
  • NAL Numeric Action Level
  • NAICS North American Industrial Classification System
  • NEC No Exposure Certification
  • NEL Numeric Effluent Limitation
  • NGO Non-governmental Organization
  • NOI Notice of Intent
  • NONA Notice of Non Applicability
  • NOT Notice of Termination
  • NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
  • NSPS New Source Performance Standards
  • NSWD Non Storm Water Discharges
  • O&G Oil and Grease
  • PBVs Parameter Benchmark Values
  • PRDs Permit Registration Documents
  • QA/QC Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • QISP Qualified Industrial Storm water Practitioner
  • QSE Qualifying Storm Event
  • Reporting Year July 1 to June 30
  • RQ Reportable Quantity
  • RCRA Resource, Conservation, and Recovery Act
  • RWQCB Regional Water Quality Control Boards
  • SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986
  • SARC Sampling and Analysis Reduction Certification
  • SC Specific Conductance
  • SIC Standard Industrial Classification
  • SMARTS Storm Water Multiple Application and Report Tracking System
  • SMCRA Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act
  • SPCC Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures
  • SWS Storm Water Systems
  • SWPPP Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
  • SWRCB State Water Resources Control Board
  • TBEL Technology Based Effluent Limitation
  • TDS Total Dissolved Solids
  • TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load
  • TOC Total Organic Carbon
  • ToR Trainers of Record
  • TSS Total Suspended Solids
  • TTWQ Threat to Water Quality
  • TTWQ/CPLX Threat to Water Quality Complexity Ratings
  • U.S. EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • WDID Waste Discharge Identification Number
  • WDR Waste Discharge Requirement
  • WQBEL Water Quality Based Effluent Limitation