Acronyms

ABPA American Backflow Prevention Association

ANSI American National Standards Institute

AODC acridine orange direct count

ASDWA Association of State Drinking Water Administrators

ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials

AWWA American Water Works Association

BAC biologically active carbon

BTEX benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes

CCC cross-connection control

CFD computational fluid dynamics

AOC assimilable organic carbon

CFU colony forming units

CPVC chlorinated polyvinyl chloride

CWS community water systems

D/DBPR Disinfectants/Disinfection By-Products Rule

DBP disinfection byproduct

DWSRF Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

EPS extended period simulation

ETV environmental technology verification

GAC granular activated carbon

GI gastrointestinal symptoms

GIS geographic information system

GPS global positioning system

HAA haloacetic acid

HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points

HCGI highly credible gastrointestinal illness

HPC heterotrophic bacterial plate count

IAPMO International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

ICC International Code Council

ICR Information Collection Rule

IDSE Initial Distribution System Evaluation

IESWTR Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule

IPC International Plumbing Code

LCR Lead and Copper Rule

LT1ESWTR Long Term 1 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule

LT2ESWTR Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule



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Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Assessing and Reducing Risks Acronyms ABPA American Backflow Prevention Association ANSI American National Standards Institute AODC acridine orange direct count ASDWA Association of State Drinking Water Administrators ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials AWWA American Water Works Association BAC biologically active carbon BTEX benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes CCC cross-connection control CFD computational fluid dynamics AOC assimilable organic carbon CFU colony forming units CPVC chlorinated polyvinyl chloride CWS community water systems D/DBPR Disinfectants/Disinfection By-Products Rule DBP disinfection byproduct DWSRF Drinking Water State Revolving Fund EPS extended period simulation ETV environmental technology verification GAC granular activated carbon GI gastrointestinal symptoms GIS geographic information system GPS global positioning system HAA haloacetic acid HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points HCGI highly credible gastrointestinal illness HPC heterotrophic bacterial plate count IAPMO International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials ICC International Code Council ICR Information Collection Rule IDSE Initial Distribution System Evaluation IESWTR Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule IPC International Plumbing Code LCR Lead and Copper Rule LT1ESWTR Long Term 1 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule LT2ESWTR Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule

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Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Assessing and Reducing Risks MAC Mycobacterium avium complex MCL maximum contaminant level MCLG maximum contaminant level goal MRDL maximum residual disinfectant level NOM natural organic material NSPC National Standard Plumbing Code POE point-of-entry POU point-of-use PVC polyvinyl chloride SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act SWTR Surface Water Treatment Rule TCR Total Coliform Rule THM trihalomethane TOC total organic carbon UCMR Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule UPC Uniform Plumbing Code VOC volatile organic chemical WHO World Health Organization

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Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Assessing and Reducing Risks Appendixes

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