Glossary

CLOMR: Conditional Letter Of Map Revision issued by FEMA changing the catagorization of an area for emergency planning purposes.  If FEMA approves the CLOMR it becomes a LOMR.

Hesco barrier: this is a kind of industrial sandbag made by the Hesco corporation.  They are rectangular and 4′ tall.  They are filled with gravel and sand when they’re installed.

LOMR: Letter Of Map Revision issued by FEMA changing the catagorization of an area for emergency planning purposes.

LVWRF: Lemmon Valley Water Recovery Facility; a sewage treatment plant south of Swan Lake built in the 1970’s and operated by Washoe County.

mgd: million gallons per day

NDEP: Nevada Department of Environmental Protection

NRS: Nevada Revised Statutes is the documentation of the state laws of Nevada.

RSWRF: Reno-Stead Water Reclamation Facility; a sewage treatment plant on the southeast side of Lemmon Valley operated jointly by the cities of Reno and Sparks.

RTC: Regional Transportation Commission; this body is responsible for county roads and for public transit in the area.

STMWRF: South Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility; a sewage treatment plant in the South Valleys operated by Washoe County.

TMFPD/TMFD: Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District / Truckee Meadows Fire Dept.

TMRPA: Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency; this agency is meant to oversee large scale development and regional planning.  It is meant to coordinate between Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County.