RRAC Acronyms


Chair: Dan Ballnik
Vice-Chair: Bill Craig
Statewide Pubic Advisory Council (SPAC) Representative: Bill Craig
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List of Acronyms:

AOC

Area of Concern

ARC

Alliance of Rouge Communities

BMP

Best Management Practice

BST

Bacterial Source Tracking

BUI

Beneficial Use Impairement

CBOD5

Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand

Cd

Cadmium

CFS

Cubic Feet per Second

CSO

Combined Sewer Overflow

Cu

Copper

CWA

Clean Water Act

CWP

Center for Watershed Protection

DO

Dissolved Oxygen

DP

Dissolved Phosphorus

DWSD

Detroit Water & Sewerage Department

EMC

Event Mean Concentration

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

FOTR

Friends of the Rouge

GLEAS51

Great Lakes Environmental Assessment Section, Procedure 51

GLNPO Great Lakes National Program Office
GLWQA Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

HUC

Hydrologic Unit Code

IBI

Index of Biotic Integrity

ICM

Impervious Cover Model

LID

Low Impact Development

MDCH

Michigan Department of Community Health

MDEQ

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

MDNR Michigan Department of Natural Resources

MG/L

Milligrams per Liter

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MRI

Michigan Rivers Inventory

MS4

Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System

N/A

Not Applicable

NH3N

Ammonia

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPDES

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

OCWRC

Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner

OSDS

Onsite Sewage Disposal System

Pb

Lead

PCB

Polychlorinated biphenyl

PIE

Public Involvement and Education

RAP

Remedial Action Plan

RGC

Rouge Green Corridor

RRAC

Rouge RAP Advisory Council

RREMAR

Rouge River Ecosystem Monitoring and Assessment Report

RTB

Retention Treatment Basin

SEMCOG

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments

SOCWA

Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority

SPAC Statewide Public Advisory Committee

SSO

Sanitary Sewer Overflow

SWAG

Subwatershed Advisory Group

SWMA

Subwatershed Management Areas

TKN

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

TMDL

Total Maximum Daily Load

TP

Total Phosporus

TSS

Total Suspended Solids

UM-D

University of Michigan-Dearborn

UofM

University of Michigan

USEPA

United States Environmental Protection Agency

USGS

United States Guaging Station

WCDPS-WMD

Wayne County Department of Public Services, Watershed   Management Division

WMM

Watershed Management Model

WMP

Watershed Management Plan

YCUA

Ypsilanti Community Utility Authority

Zn

Zinc

 

 

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