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Appendices

B. Abbreviations

B. Abbreviations

AASHTO

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

ANSI        

American National Standards Institute

ASSE       

American Society of Safety Engineering

ASTM       

American Society of Testing and Materials

BMP         

Best Management Practice

CCP         

Construction Certification Package

CCTV       

Closed Circuit Television

CIP           

Cast Iron Pipe

cfs           

Cubic Feet per Second

CERCLA    

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CERM       

Civil Engineering Reference Manual

CN            

Curve Number

CO&A       

Consent Order and Agreement

CSO         

Combined Sewer Overflow

CWA                

Clean Water Act (1972)

DCIA               

Directly Connected Impervious Area

DIC           

Disconnected Impervious Cover

DOR         

Department of Records

EMC         

Event Mean Concentration

EMI          

Electromagnetic Induction

E&S         

Erosion and Sediment Control

EPDM       

Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer

ERSA       

Existing Resources and Site Analysis

ET       

Evapotranspiration

FLL          

German Landscape Research, Development and Construction Society

FEMA       

Federal Emergency Management Agency

GARP       

Greened Acre Retrofit Program

GPR         

Ground Penetrating Radar

GSI          

Green Stormwater Infrastructure

HDPE       

High-Density Polyethylene

HOA         

Homeowners Association

HSG         

Hydrologic Soil Group

IDF           

Intensity-Duration-Frequency

IWU          

Industrial Waste Unit

LEED       

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

L&I           

Department of Licenses and Inspections

LOD         

Limit of Disturbance

LTCPU     

Long Term Control Plan Update

MSC         

Medium Specific Concentration

MS4         

Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System

NJCAT      

New Jersey Center for Advanced Technology

NJ DEP     

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

NPDES     

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NOAA       

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOI          

Notice of Intent

NOT         

Notice of Termination

NRCS       

Natural Resources Conservation Service

O&M         

Operations and Maintenance

OPA         

Office of Property Assessment

OSHA       

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PA DEP     

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

PCPC       

Philadelphia City Planning Commission

PCSM       

Post-Construction Stormwater Management

PCSMP     

Post-Construction Stormwater Management Plan

PHS         

Public Health and Safety

POA         

Point of Analysis

PUD         

Planned Unit Development

PVC         

Polyvinyl Chloride

PWD         

Philadelphia Water Department

RCP         

Reinforced Concrete Pipe

ROW        

Right-of-Way

SIU           

Significant Industrial User

SMIP        

Stormwater Management Incentive Program

SMP         

Stormwater Management Practice

SPLP       

Synthetic Precipitation Leachate Procedure

SPT          

Standard Penetration Test

SSPA       

Steep Slope Protection Area

SWTR       

Surface Water Treatment Rule

TAPE       

Technology Assessment Protocol - Ecology

TARP       

Technology Acceptance and Reciprocity Partnership

TSS          

Total Suspended Solids

TMDL       

Total Maximum Daily Load

TPO         

Thermal Polyolefin

USDA       

United States Department of Agriculture

USEPA     

United States Environmental Protection Agency

USGBC

United States Green Building Council

USGS       

United States Geological Survey

VCP         

Vitrified Clay Pipe

WQv         

Water Quality Volume

WTR         

Water Transport Records

WWO        

Wissahickon Watershed Overlay

ZBA          

Zoning Board of Adjustments