Acronyms & Units

See also


AMSL
above mean sea level

BGP
base of groundwater protection

DEM
digital elevation model

DWWP
Drinking Water & Watershed Protection program – Through the RDN’s DWWP, we are working to learn more about water in the Region, use this information to make better land use decisions, and help communities protect the environment.

The DWWP is supported by the City of Nanaimo, District of Lantzville, City of Parksville, Town of Qualicum Beach, and the RDN’s seven electoral areas.

Learn more at dwwp.ca

km
kilometre

m
metres

mm
millimetres

m²/day
metres squared per day


cubic metres

m³/day
cubic metres per day

NPWL
non-pumping water level, also often referred to as static water level

TDS
total dissolved solids