List of Abbreviations

AVAssessed Value

BFEBase Flood Elevation

BORBureau of Reclamation

CANCommunity Alert Network

CAOCritical Areas Ordinance

CFHMPComprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan

cfsCubic feet per second

CIPCapital Improvement Program

COEU.S. Army Corps of Engineers

CRSCommunity Rating System

CTEDWashington Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development

DNRWashington State Department of Natural Resources

EcologyWashington State Department of Ecology

EISEnvironmental Impact Statement

EOCEmergency Operations Center

EPAU.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EHSBEngrossed House Substitute Bill

ESSBEngrossed Senate Substitute Bill

FCAAPFlood Control Assistance Account Program

FEMAFederal Emergency Management Agency

FHOFlood Hazard Ordinance

FHWAFederal Highway Administration

FIRMFlood Insurance Rate Map

FISFlood Insurance Study

FoundationYakima Greenway Foundation

FOZFloodplain Overlay Zone

FSAFarm Services Agency

GISGeographical Information System

GMAGrowth Management Act

GOGeneral Obligation (bond)

HPAHydraulic Project Approval

HRCAHydrologically Related Critical Area

IDBIndustrial development bond

LIDLocal Improvement District

LOMRLetter of Map Revision

MDNSMitigated determination of nonsignificance

MOAMemorandum of agreement

NAWQANational Water Quality Assessment

NFIPNational Flood Insurance Program

NRCSNational Resource Conservation Service

O&MOperations and Maintenance

OEMOffice of Emergency Management

OHWMOrdinary high water mark

PEOPublic education officer

PLPublic Law

RAPRural Arterial Program

RCWRevised Code of Washington


SCSU.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service

SEPAState Environmental Policy Act

SFHASpecial Flood Hazard Area

SMPShoreline Master Plan

SRState Route

TMDLTotal Maximum Daily Load

UGAUrban Growth Area

USDAU.S. Department of Agriculture

USGSU.S. Geological Survey

WACWashington Administrative Code

WDFWWashington State Department of Fish and Wildlife

WSDOTWashington State Department of Transportation

YUAYakima Urban Area