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Acronym Glossary

Agency/Organization Acronyms 
ACEArmy Corps of Engineers
AMIAdvanced Metering Infrastructure
APCDAir Pollution Control District
CalPERSCalifornia Public Employees Retirement System
CCCCalifornia Coastal Commission
CCSDCambria Community Services District
CDFWCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife
CPSComplete Paperless Solutions
DDWDivision of Drinking Water
DWRDepartment of Water Resources
DWRDivision of Water Rights
EMMAElectronic Municipal Market Access
FPPCFair Political Practices Commission
F&RFacilities & Resources
GGSGladwell Governmental Services
LAIFLocal Agency Investment Fund
LAFCOLocal Agency Formation Commission
MLHMoss, Levy & Hartzheim LLP
MRGMunicipal Resource Group
PERLPublic Employees' Retirement Law
PROSParks, Recreation & Open Space
NMFSNational Marine Fisheries Service
RFPRequest for Proposal
RWQCBRegional Water Quality Control Board
SSSPSan Simeon State Park
SWRCBState Water Resources Control Board
USFWSUnited States Fish and Wildlife Services
WRFWater Reclamation Facility (formerly Sustainable Water Facility (SWF))
WWTPWastewater Treatment Plant
Fire Department Acronyms 
AFGAssistance to Firefighters Grant
ALSAdvanced Life Support
BLSBasic Life Support
FHFRPFire Hazard Fuel Reduction Program
NFPANational Fire Protection Association
OTSOffice of Traffic Safety
PSPSPublic Safety Power Shutdown 
SAFERStaffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response
Utilities Acronyms 
AFYAcre Feet Per Year
AHPAffordable Housing Program
AMIAdvanced Metering Infrastructure
AMPAdaptive Management Plan
AWSDAAnnual Water Supply and Demand Assessment
AWTPAdvanced Water Treatment Plant
BABiological Assessment
BOBiological Opinion
CDFWCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife
CDPCoastal Development Permit
CEQACalifornia Environmental Quality Act
DWRDepartment of Water Resources
ECMEnergy Conservation Measures
EDUEquivalent Dwelling Unit
EIREnvironmental Impact Report
ESAEndangered Species Act
ESHAEnvironmentally Sensitive Habitat Area
EWSEmergency Water Supply
FOGFats, Oils, Grease
I&IInfiltration and Inflow
IFSInstream Flow Study
GISGeographic Information System
GMPGroundwater Management Plan
LCPLocal Coastal Program
NCAPNorth Coast Area Plan
NOENotice of Exemption
NOVNotice of Violation
PEAPreliminary Energy Assessment
PEIRProgrammatic Environmental Impact Report
PG&EPacific Gas & Electric
RASReturn Activated Sludge
RWQCBRegional Water Quality Control Board
SEIRSubsequent Environmental Impact Report
SOWScope of Work
SSLOCSDSouth San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District 
SSMPSewer System Management Plan
SSWFSan Simeon Well Field
SWCASWCA Environmental Consultants
SWIBSurface Water Impoundment Basin
SWTPSurface Water Treatment Plant
TACTechnical Advisory Committee
UWMPUrban Water Management Plan
WASWaste Activated Sludge
WOWork Order
WRFWater Reclamation Facility
WSCPWater Shortage Contingency Plan
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