ACRONYMS

AASHTO
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ASCE
American Society of Civil Engineers
ASTM
ASTM International
BMP
Best Management Practices
CWA
Clean Water Act
DOT
Department of Transportation
ECB
Erosion Control Blanket
ECN
Erosion Control Net
ECTC
Erosion Control Technology Council
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
FHWA
Federal Highway Administration
GSI
Geosynthetic Institute
HEC 15
Highway Engineering Circular #15
HECP
Hydraulic Erosion Control Products
IECA
International Erosion Control Association
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
MCN
Mulch Control Netting
NPDES
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NPS
Non Point Source
NTPEP
National Transportation Product Evaluation Program
NTU
Nephelometric Turbidity Units
PAL
Product Approval List
PAM
Polyacrylamide
RECP or RECPs
Rolled Erosion Control Product
TDS
Total Dissolved Solids
TMDL
Total Maximum Daily Load
USDA
United States Department of Agriculture