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Abbreviation

Organization

   
GOVERNMENT

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CPSC

US Consumer Product Safety Association

EPA

US Environmental Protection Agency

FDA

US Food and Drug Administration

HHS

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

NDWC

National Drinking Water Clearinghouse

NOAA

National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration

NRC

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

NRCC

National Research Council of Canada

NSF

National Science Foundation

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Health Canada

 

Public Health Agency of Canada

ASSOCIATIONS

AAAS

American Association for Advancement of Science

AAMI

Association for the Advancement of Medical
Instrumentation

ACS

American Chemical Society

ACSH

American Council on Science and Health

ADA

American Desalting Association

AFS

American Filtration & Separations Society

AlChE

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

AIC

American Institute of Chemists

AMTA

American Membrane Technology Association

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

APHA

American Public Health Institute

APhA

American Pharmacist Association

APHL

Association of Public Health Laboratories

API

American Petroleum Institute

ASA

American Supply Association

ASDWA

Association of State Drinking Water Administrators

ASME

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASPH

Association of Schools of Public Health

ASTHO

Association of State & Territory Health Officials

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

A.W.T.

Association of Water Technologies

AWWA

American Water Works Association

CAP

College of American Pathologies

CGWA

Canadian Ground Water Association

CIDRAP

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy

CIPH

Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating

CLSI

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute

CWQA

Canadian Water Quality Association

CWRA

Canadian Water Resources Association

CWWA

Canadian Water & Wastewater Association

EPRI

Electric Power and Research Institute

GWPC

Ground Water Protection Council

IAPMO

International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials

IBWA

International Bottled Water Association

ICCCS

International Confederation of Contamination Control Societies

IOA

International Ozone Association

ISHM

Institute for Safety & Health Management

IUVA

International Ultraviolet Association

IWA

International Water Association

MWA

Millennium Water Alliance

NACCHO

National Association of County & City Health Officials

NALBOH

National Association of Local Boards of Health

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NAWC

National Association of Water Companies

NEHA

National Environmental Health Association

NGWA

National Ground Water Association

NRWA

National Rural Water Association

PHCC

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association

OGWA

Ontario Ground Water Association

PHF

Public Health Foundation

PHI

Public Health Institute

PMI

Plumbing Manufacturers Institute

S.I.

Salt Institute

USP

United States Pharmacopeia

VMA

Valve Manufacturers Association of America

WEF

Water Environment Federation

WERF

Water Environment Research Foundation

WFP

Water For People

WHO

World Health Organization

WPC

World Plumbing Council

WQA

Water Quality Association

TESTING AGENCIES

CSA

Canadian Standards Association

DVGW

DVGW

INTERTEK

Intertek

NSF

NSF International

ÖNORM

ÖNORM (Austrian Standards Institute)

UL

Underwriters Laboratories

WQA

Water Quality Association

PUBLICATIONS / ONLINE RESOURCES

 

Arab Water World

 

Canadian Consulting Engineer

 

Environmental Science & Engineering

 

Industrial Waterworld

 

International Water & Irrigation

 

Rural Water News

 

Rural Water Wire

 

Ultrapure Water

 

Water 21

 

Water Canada

 

Water Quality Products

 

WC&P Online

 

WaterTech Online

 

Water & Wastes Digest

BLOGS

 

Water Wired

 

WaterWorld

 

Circle of Blue

 

Water Crunch

 

WaterLink International

 

Clean Water Action

 

On Water

 

Aquafornia

 

Water Utility News

 

Water for the Ages

 

Water - Use it Wisely

 

Water News Portal

LEGISLATION

CWA

U.S. Clean Water Act

NPDWRs

USEPA Drinking Water Primary List

FWPC

Federal Water Pollution Control Act

MCL

USEPA Maximum Contaminant Level

NPDW

National Primary Drinking Water Regulation - LT2 ESWTR

SMCL

USEPA Secondary Maximum Contaminant Levels

 

Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines

WATER INFORMATION

 

Environment Canada - Wise Water Use
Getwise.org

 

Trust for America's Health

 

UNESCO - World Water Portal

 

Water Web

JUST FOR THE KIDS

 

Down the Drain

 

EPA Water Education

 

Give Water A Hand

 

H2O University

 

The Story of Drinking Water

 

USEPA Environmental Kid's Club

 

Water Science For Schools