AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
AC Asphalt Concrete
ADL Aerially Deposited Lead
AIMP Impervious Area
AINF Infiltration Area
ANSI American National Standards Institute
APHA American Public Health Association
APWA American Public Works Association
ARS Agricultural Research Service
AQMD Air Quality Management District
ASTM American Society for Testing Materials
AWWA American Water Works Association
BAT Best Available Technology (economically available)
BCT Best Conventional Technology (pollution control)
BFP Bonded Fiber Matrix
BMPs Best Management Practices
BOD Biological Oxygen Demand
CA Contractor Activities
CAL-EPA California Environmental Protection Agency
CAL-OSHA California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration
CASQA California Stormwater Quality Association
CCR California Code of Regulations
CCS Cellular Confinement System
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act
CFR Code of Federal Register
CMA Congestion Management Program
COE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CPI Coalescing Plate Interceptor
CWA Clean Water Act (Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 as amended in1987)
DCIA Directly Connected Impervious Area
DTSC California Department of Toxic Substances Control
EEC Effect Effluent Concentration
EIR Environmental Impact Report
EMC Event Mean Concentration
EOS Equivalent Opening Size
ESA Environmentally Sensitive Area
ESC Erosion and Sedimentation Control
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
GIS Geographical Information System
Hazmat Hazardous Material
HSG Hydrologic Soil Groups
IPM Integrated Pest Management
JURMP Jurisdictional Urban Runoff Management Program
MEP Maximum Extent Practicable
MS4 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
MSHA Mine Safety and Health Administration
NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service
NOAA National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
NOI Notice of Intent
NPDES National Pollution Discharge Elimination System
NPS Nonpoint Source
NRC National Response Center
NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service
NSF National Science Foundation
NURP National Urban Runoff Program
O&G Oil and Grease
O&M Operations and Maintenance
OSDS On-site Disposal System
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
P2 Pollution Prevention
PAHs Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons
PAM Polyacrylamide
PCBs Polychlorinated Biphenyls
PCC Portland Concrete Cement
PPT Pollution Prevention Team
POTW Publicly Owned Treatment Works
PSD Particle Size Distribution
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RWQCB Regional Water Quality Control Board
SAP Sampling and Analysis Plan
SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
SIC Standard Industrial Classification
SPCC Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure
SUSMP Standard Urban Stormwater Mitigation Plan
SWMP Stormwater Management Program
SWPCP Stormwater Pollution Control Plan
SWPPP Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
SWRCB State Water Resource Control Board
TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load
TOC Total Organic Carbon
TSS Total Suspended Solids
UFC Uniform Fire Code
USACE United States Army Corps of Engineers
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
USEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
WEF Water Environment Federation