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Appendix A: Acronyms

ABC
Association of Boards of Certification
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
AO
aesthetic objective
AWWA
American Water Works Association
BNQ
Bureau de normalisation du Québec
CALA
Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation
CCME
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
CDW
Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water
CESD
Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development
CLC
Canada Labour Code
CNPHI
Canadian Network for Public Health Intelligence
CSA
Canadian Standards Association
CWWA
Canadian Water and Wastewater Association
DFAIT
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
DND
Department of National Defence
DWGV
drinking water guidance value
GCDWQ
Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality
GOC
Government of Canada
GUDI
groundwater under the direct influence of surface water
HPC
heterotrophic plate count
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
IWGDW
Interdepartmental Working Group on Drinking Water
MAC
maximum acceptable concentration
NJC
National Joint Council
NPC
National Plumbing Code
NSF
NSF International
RA
responsible authority
SCADA
supervisory control and data acquisition
SCC
Standards Council of Canada
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