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Table 3

Glossary of terms

TermDefinitionTermDefinition
BDCM Bromodichloromethane HRT Hydraulic retention time 
C-DBPs Carbonaceous disinfection by-products MBAA Monobromoacetic acid 
DBAA Dibromoacetic acid MCAA Monochloroacetic acid 
DBAAFP Dibromoacetic acid formation potential MTBE Methyl-tertiary-butyl-ether 
DBCM Dibromochloromethane N-DBPs Nitrogenous disinfection by-products 
DBPs Disinfection by-products RA Resin adsorption 
DBPFP Disinfection by-products formation potential SDBPFP Special-Specific DBPFP 
DCAA Dichloroacetic acid SHAAFP Special-Specific-HAAFP 
DCAAFP Dichloroacetic acid formation potential SMPs Soluble microbial products 
DOC Dissolved organic carbon STHMFP Specific THMFP 
DOM Dissolved organic matter TBM Tribromethane 
HAAFP Haloacetic acids formation potential TCM Trichloromethane 
HAAs Haloacetic acids TCAA Trichloroacetic acid 
HPI Hydrophilic THAAFP Total HAAFP 
HPIB Hydrophilic bases THMs Trihalomethanes 
HPO Hydrophobic THMFP Trihalomethanes formation potential 
HPOA Hydrophobic acid TPI Transphilic 
HPOB Hydrophobic bases TTHMFP Total THMFP 
HPON Hydrophobic neutrals   
TermDefinitionTermDefinition
BDCM Bromodichloromethane HRT Hydraulic retention time 
C-DBPs Carbonaceous disinfection by-products MBAA Monobromoacetic acid 
DBAA Dibromoacetic acid MCAA Monochloroacetic acid 
DBAAFP Dibromoacetic acid formation potential MTBE Methyl-tertiary-butyl-ether 
DBCM Dibromochloromethane N-DBPs Nitrogenous disinfection by-products 
DBPs Disinfection by-products RA Resin adsorption 
DBPFP Disinfection by-products formation potential SDBPFP Special-Specific DBPFP 
DCAA Dichloroacetic acid SHAAFP Special-Specific-HAAFP 
DCAAFP Dichloroacetic acid formation potential SMPs Soluble microbial products 
DOC Dissolved organic carbon STHMFP Specific THMFP 
DOM Dissolved organic matter TBM Tribromethane 
HAAFP Haloacetic acids formation potential TCM Trichloromethane 
HAAs Haloacetic acids TCAA Trichloroacetic acid 
HPI Hydrophilic THAAFP Total HAAFP 
HPIB Hydrophilic bases THMs Trihalomethanes 
HPO Hydrophobic THMFP Trihalomethanes formation potential 
HPOA Hydrophobic acid TPI Transphilic 
HPOB Hydrophobic bases TTHMFP Total THMFP 
HPON Hydrophobic neutrals   
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