Appendix A

Key to Abbreviations Used in this Management Plan

7Q10 flow -Statistically the lowest average flow for a 7-day period with a once in ten-year occurrence frequency. Used to establish wastewater discharge permit requirements and flow allocations contained in permits
303(d) list – federal “impaired” water bodies list
AOT – Alteration of Terrain program
BMP – Best Management Practices
CALM – Consolidated Assessment Listing Methodology
cnhrpc – Central NH Regional Planning Commission
CSPA – Comprehensive Shoreline Protection Act
CWP – Center for Watershed Protection
FERC – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
GIS – Geographic Information Systems
GRANIT -NH Geographically Referenced Analysis and Information Transfer System
IPUOCRS – Instream Protected Uses and Outstanding Characteristics and Resources
LID – Low Impact Development
LRRPC – Lakes Region Regional Planning Commission
NHDAMF – NH Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food
NHDES – NH Department of Environmental Services
NHFG – NH Fish and Game Department
NHRRTF – NH Rivers Restoration Task Force
NRCS – Natural Resources Conservation Service
OEP – NH Office of Energy and Planning
RMPP – Rivers Management and Protection Program (RSA 483)
RPC – Regional Planning Commission
RSA 483 – Rivers Management and Protection Program
SPNHF – Society for the Protection of NH Forests
TMDL – Total Maximum Daily Load
UMPP – Upper Merrimack Monitoring Program
UMR – upper Merrimack region
UMRLAC – Upper Merrimack River Local Advisory Committee
UNH – University of New Hampshire
USGS – United States Geologic Survey
WAP – Wildlife Action Plan
WMB – Water Management Bureau