Course Glossary


This shows the specialized terms used in EarthWise Academy. This section contains all the definitions used in the various course glossaries used by each course.

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G

General Permit

A statewide permit issued by the Department for a specific category of beneficial use, such as the beneficial use of biosolids, that a person or municipality that obtains a determination of applicability to operate under the permit if the terms and conditions of the permit and certain requirements are met

  • (BIO01) Biosolids Agronomic Loading Rates Part 1 (1247)
  • (BIO02) Biosolids Agronomic Loading Rates Part 2 – Manure (1484)

Grandfather

also grandfathering

Use of historical data to determine if initial monitoring can be skipped.

  • (RAD01) Radionuclide Rule – Initial Monitoring and Reporting (1503)

Green Manure

Cover crop that is incorporated into the soil, while green, for soil improvement.

  • (BIO01) Biosolids Agronomic Loading Rates Part 1 (1247)
  • (BIO02) Biosolids Agronomic Loading Rates Part 2 – Manure (1484)

Ground Water

Ground Water (GW)

  • (DBP14) DBP Rule Violations for Pa. PWSs using Chorine⁄Chloramines (1825)

Ground Water Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water

Ground Water Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water (GUDI)

  • (DBP15) DBP Rule - Maintaining Compliance for Pa. PWSs using Chlorine/Chloramines 1570
  • (DBP40) Enhanced Coagulation - Basics 1280

GUDI

GUDI – Ground Water Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water

  • (DBP15) DBP Rule - Maintaining Compliance for Pa. PWSs using Chlorine/Chloramines 1570
  • (DBP40) Enhanced Coagulation - Basics 1280
  • (PNR11) Public Notification - Violations and Tiers for NCWSs 2333