Long Term Control Plan: The Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) is the document that lays out how PVSC and Permittees will maintain outfalls and reduce flow and/or treat discharge from outfalls to water ways to meet requirements of Clean Water Act and National CSO Policy.
Sanitary Sewer: System that contains only waste from bathrooms, sinks, washers, etc.
Storm Sewer: System that conveys storm water runoff from streets.
Combined Sewer System: System that has both sanitary sewage and storm water in it.
Combined Sewer Overflow: A combined sewer overflow (CSO) is relief point in combined sewer system that allows extra flow when it rains to be discharged directly to streams and rivers.
CSM: Combined Sewer Management
CSO: Combined Sewer Overflow
CSS: Combined Sewer System
CD: Consent Decree
CWA: Federal Clean Water Act
EPA: United States Environmental Protection Agency
GI or GSI: Green Infrastructure, or Green Storm water Infrastructure
LTCP: Long Term Control Plan
NJDEP: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
NJPDES: New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
MUA: Municipal Utility Authority
POTW: Publicly Owned Treatment Works
WWTP: Wastewater Treatment Plant