Acronyms

ANL Argonne National Laboratory

ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers

AWWA American Water Works Association

AwwaRF American Water Works Association Research Foundation

CAT Consequence Assessment Tool

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CI3 Critical Infrastructures Interdependencies Integrator

CPHP Centers for Public Health Preparedness

DHS Department of Homeland Security

DOD Department of Defense

DOT-Net distributed optimal technology network

EEM excitation emission matrix

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

ERDC Engineering Research and Development Center

ESSENCE Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics

ETV Environmental Technology Verification

EWS early warning system

GC gas chromatography

GIS geographic information system

HPLC high-performance liquid chromatography

HSIN Homeland Security Information Network

HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive

IPA Intergovernmental Personnel Act

IRIS Integrated Risk Information System

ISFET ion-sensitive field-effect transistor

LD lethal dose

MS-EPANET multi species EPANET

NACWA National Association of Clean Water Agencies

NEMI-CBR National Environmental Methods Index for Chemical, Biological, and Radioactive Agents

NHSRC National Homeland Security Research Center



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Improving the Nation’s Water Security: Opportunities for Research Acronyms ANL Argonne National Laboratory ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers AWWA American Water Works Association AwwaRF American Water Works Association Research Foundation CAT Consequence Assessment Tool CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act CI3 Critical Infrastructures Interdependencies Integrator CPHP Centers for Public Health Preparedness DHS Department of Homeland Security DOD Department of Defense DOT-Net distributed optimal technology network EEM excitation emission matrix EPA Environmental Protection Agency ERDC Engineering Research and Development Center ESSENCE Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics ETV Environmental Technology Verification EWS early warning system GC gas chromatography GIS geographic information system HPLC high-performance liquid chromatography HSIN Homeland Security Information Network HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive IPA Intergovernmental Personnel Act IRIS Integrated Risk Information System ISFET ion-sensitive field-effect transistor LD lethal dose MS-EPANET multi species EPANET NACWA National Association of Clean Water Agencies NEMI-CBR National Environmental Methods Index for Chemical, Biological, and Radioactive Agents NHSRC National Homeland Security Research Center

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Improving the Nation’s Water Security: Opportunities for Research NIH National Institutes of Health NRC National Research Council ORD Office of Research and Development PCR polymerase chain reaction PDD Presidential Decision Directive POE point of entry POU point of use QA quality assurance QC quality control QCM quartz crystal microbalance QSAR Quantitative Structure Activity Relationship RAM-W Risk Assessment Methodology for Water Utilities RODS Real-time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance RSS Rich Site Summary RTMS real-time monitoring system SAB Science Advisory Board SCADA supervisory control and data acquisition SITE Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation START Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terror TEVA Threat Ensemble Vulnerability Assessment TTEP Technology Testing and Evaluation Program USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers UV ultraviolet VSAT Vulnerability Self Assessment Tool WaterISAC Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center WaterSC Water Security Channel WCIT Water Contaminant Information Tool WEF Water Environment Federation WERF Water Environment Research Foundation WLA Water Laboratory Alliance WSCC Water Sector Coordinating Council WSTB Water Science and Technology Board