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



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