Local Limits: Abbreviations

Local Limits, Abbreviations

The following abbreviations are used in the UC Davis Local Limits Sewer Disposal Policy. 

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BOD = Biochemical Oxygen Demand

CFR = Code of Federal Regulations

EPA = United States Environmental Protection Agency

gpd = gallons per day

IU = Industrial User

l = liter

lb = pound

lbs/day = pounds per day

LEL = Lower Explosive Limit

MBAS = Methylene Blue Activated Substances

mg = milligrams

mg/l = milligrams per liter

NPDES = National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

POTW = Publicly Owned Treatment Works

RCRA = Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

SWDA = Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 USC 6901 et. seq.

TDS = Total Dissolved Solids

TFR = Total Filterable Residue

TSS = Total Suspended Solids

µ g = micrograms

µ g/l OR ug/l= micrograms per liter

µ mhos/cm = micromhos per centimeter

UBC = Uniform Building Code

UFC = Uniform Fire Code

UPC = Uniform Plumbing Code

USC = United States Code

WWTP = Waste Water Treatment Plant