Abbreviations

ABBREVIATIONS:


 ABPA - American Backflow Prevention Association

 

ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers

 

ASSE - American Society of Sanitary Engineers

 

AVB - Atmospheric Vacuum Breaker

 

AWWA - American Water Works Association

 

DC - Double Check Valve Assembly

 

DCDA - Double Check Detector Assembly 

 

EPA - Environmental Protection Agency

 

FCCCHR - Foundation for Cross Connection Control and Hydraulic Research

 

HBVB - Hose Bib Vacuum Breaker

 

IPC - International Plumbing Code

 

NFPA - National Fire Protection Association

 

PSIA - Pounds per Square Inch Absolute

 

PSID - Pounds per Square Inch Differential

 

PSIG - Pounds per Square Inch Gauge

 

PVB - Pressure Vacuum Breaker Assembly

 

RP - Reduced Pressure Principle Assembly 

 

RPDA - Reduced Pressure Detector Assembly

 

SVB - Spill Resistant Vacuum Breaker Assembly

 

TCEQ - Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

 

TSBPE - Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners

 

UPC - Uniform Plumbing Code