Frequently used terms and acronymns related to the Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan and more.

BNR  Biological Nutrient Removal (an example would be the Bardenpho process)
CCC  Cape Cod Commission
CECs  Contaminants of Emerging Concern
CWA  Clean Water Act
CWMP  Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan
DEIR  Draft Environmental Impact Report
DEP  Department of Environmental Protection
DGA  Designated Geographic Area
EPA  Environmental Protection Agency
EIR  Environmental Impact Report
GAC  Granular Activated Carbon
MassDEP  Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
MassDOT  Massachusetts Department of Transportation
MBR  Membrane Bioreactor
MEPA  Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act
MLE  Modified Ludzack-Ettinger
N  Nitrogen (measured in milligrams per liter or mg/l)
PFAS  Polyfluoroalkyl Substances
PFCs  Perfluorinated Chemicals
PFOA  Perfluorooctanoic Acid
PFOS  Perfluorooctyl Sulfonate
RO  Reverse Osmosis (a water purification process)
TMDL  Total Maximum Daily Load
WMP  Watershed Management Permit
WQC  Water Quality Certification
WRAC  Water Resources Advisory Committee