Appendix E
Acronyms


AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome


BACT

best available control technology

BDL

below-detection-limit

BMP

best management practice

BOD

biological oxygen demand


CBUDSF

continuous backwash upflow dual sand filtration

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CFU

colony forming units

CREP

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

CWA

Clean Water Act

CWC

Catskill Watershed Corporation

CWT

Coalition of Watershed Towns


DAF

dissolved air flotation

DBP

disinfection byproduct

D/DBP

disinfectants/disinfection byproducts

DO

dissolved oxygen

DOC

dissolved organic carbon

DOM

dissolved organic matter


ECL

Environmental Conservation Law

ECM

event mean concentration

EIS

environmental impact statement

EOH

East-of-Hudson

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ESWTR

Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule


FAD

filtration avoidance determination



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Watershed Management for Potable Water Supply: Assessing the New York City Strategy Appendix E Acronyms AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome BACT best available control technology BDL below-detection-limit BMP best management practice BOD biological oxygen demand CBUDSF continuous backwash upflow dual sand filtration CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CFU colony forming units CREP Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program CWA Clean Water Act CWC Catskill Watershed Corporation CWT Coalition of Watershed Towns DAF dissolved air flotation DBP disinfection byproduct D/DBP disinfectants/disinfection byproducts DO dissolved oxygen DOC dissolved organic carbon DOM dissolved organic matter ECL Environmental Conservation Law ECM event mean concentration EIS environmental impact statement EOH East-of-Hudson EPA Environmental Protection Agency ESWTR Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule FAD filtration avoidance determination

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Watershed Management for Potable Water Supply: Assessing the New York City Strategy GAC granulated activated carbon GIS Geographic Information System GWLF generalized watershed loading function HAA haloacetic acid HAAFP haloacetic acid formulation potential HIV human immunodeficiency virus HPC heterotrophic plate count ICR Information Collection Rule IESWTR Interim ESWTR IR inactivation ratio LA load allocation LCR Lead and Copper Rule LT1 ESWTR Long-term 1 ESWTR LT2 ESWTR Long-term 2 ESWTR MCL maximum contaminant level MCLG maximum contaminant level goal MDC Metropolitan District Commission MIP Model Implementation Program MOA Memorandum of Agreement MOS margin of safety MRDL maximum residual disinfectant level MRDLG maximum residual disinfectant level goal MTBE methyl tert-butyl ether MWRA Massachusetts Water Resources Authority NOM natural organic matter NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NPS nonpoint source NSF National Sanitation Foundation NTU nephelometric turbidity unit NYC DEP New York City Department of Environmental Protection NYC DOH New York City Department of Health NYS DEC New York State Department of Environmental Conservation NYS DOH New York State Department of Health NYS DOS New York State Department of State OSTDS on-site sewage treatment and disposal system PP particulate phosphorus QA/QC quality assurance/quality control SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act SEQR State Environmental Quality Review SPDES State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System SPPP stormwater pollution prevention plan SRP soluble reactive phosphorus SS suspended solids

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Watershed Management for Potable Water Supply: Assessing the New York City Strategy SWAP source water assessment program SWTR Surface Water Treatment Rule TCR Total Coliform Rule THM trihalomethane THMFP trihalomethane formulation potential TMDL total maximum daily load TOC total organic carbon TP total phosphorus TSS total suspended solids TTHM total trihalomethane TVA Tennessee Valley Authority WAC Watershed Agricultural Council WAP Watershed Agricultural Program WBDR West Branch of the Delaware River WFP Watershed Forestry Program WLA waste load allocation WOH West-of-Hudson WRI Water Resources Institute WWTP wastewater treatment plant