Appendix A
Acronyms

BAC best attainable conditions

BAT best available technology

BCG Biological Condition Gradient

BCT best control technology

BOD biochemical oxygen demand

CAFO concentrated animal feeding operation

CBWM Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model

CCI Census of Construction Industries

CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CGP Construction General Permit

CN Curve Number

COD chemical oxygen demand

COV coefficient of variability

CWA Clean Water Act

DHSVM Distributed Hydrology, Soil, and Vegetation Model

EIA effective impervious area

EMC event mean concentration

ERP Enforcement Response Plan

ETV Environmental Technology Verification Program

EWH exceptional warmwater habitat

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

FHWA Federal Highway Administration

FIFRA Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act

GIS Geographic Information System

GWLF General Watershed Loading Function

HRU Hydrologic Response Unit

HSPF Hydrologic Simulation Program–Fortran

HUC hydrologic unit code

ICM Impervious Cover Model

KCRTS King County Runoff Time Series

LDC least disturbed conditions

LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LID low-impact development

MDC minimally disturbed conditions

MEP maximum extent practicable

MGD million gallons per day

MSGP multi-sector industrial stormwater general permit

MTBE methyl tert-butyl ether

NCSI Normalized Channel Stabilization Index

NOI Notice of Intent



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Appendix A Acronyms BAC best attainable conditions BAT best available technology BCG Biological Condition Gradient BCT best control technology BOD biochemical oxygen demand CAFO concentrated animal feeding operation CBWM Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model CCI Census of Construction Industries CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act CGP Construction General Permit CN Curve Number COD chemical oxygen demand COV coefficient of variability CWA Clean Water Act DHSVM Distributed Hydrology, Soil, and Vegetation Model EIA effective impervious area EMC event mean concentration ERP Enforcement Response Plan ETV Environmental Technology Verification Program EWH exceptional warmwater habitat FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FHWA Federal Highway Administration FIFRA Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act GIS Geographic Information System GWLF General Watershed Loading Function HRU Hydrologic Response Unit HSPF Hydrologic Simulation Program–Fortran HUC hydrologic unit code ICM Impervious Cover Model KCRTS King County Runoff Time Series LDC least disturbed conditions LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LID low-impact development MDC minimally disturbed conditions MEP maximum extent practicable MGD million gallons per day MSGP multi-sector industrial stormwater general permit MTBE methyl tert-butyl ether NCSI Normalized Channel Stabilization Index NOI Notice of Intent 565

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566 URBAN STORMWATER MANAGEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council NRI National Resource Inventory NSQD National Stormwater Quality Database NTU Nephelometric Turbidity Unit NURP National Urban Runoff Program PAH polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons PCB polychlorinated biphenyl POTW publicly owned treatment works PUD planned unit development RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RPA Reasonable Potential Analysis SBUH Santa Barbara Unit Hydrograph SCCWRP Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority SCM stormwater control measure SIC Standard Industrial Classification SLAMM Source Loading and Management Model SMDR Soil Moisture Distributed and Routing SWAT Soil and Water Assessment Tool SWMM Stormwater Management Model SWPPP stormwater pollution prevention plan TALU tiered aquatic life use TARP Technology Acceptance and Reciprocity Partnership TIA total impervious area TKN total Kjedahl nitrogen TMDL total maximum daily load TND traditional neighborhood development TOD transit-oriented development TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act TSS total suspended solids UAA Use Attainability Analysis UDC unified development code ULARA Upper Los Angeles River Area USLE Universal Soil Loss Equation WERF Water Environment Research Foundation WQA Water Quality Act WQS water quality standard WWH warmwater habitat WWHM Western Washington Hydrologic Model WWTP wastewater treatment plant