List of Abbreviations

From Ministry of Water DCOM Manual

List of Abbreviations

  • ATAWAS - Association of Tanzania Water Suppliers
  • CBWSO - Community Based Water Supply Organisations
  • COWSOs - Community Owned Water Supply Organizations
  • CMIP5 Coupled Model Inter-comparison Project Phase 5
  • DAWASA Dar es Salaam Water Supply and Sanitation Authority
  • DEWAT Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems
  • DCOM Design, Construction, Supervision, Operation and Maintenance
  • EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
  • EIS Environmental Impact Statement
  • EMA Environmental Management Act
  • ENSO El Nino-Southern Oscillation
  • ERB Engineers Registration Board
  • EWURA Energy and Water Utilities Regulating Authority
  • GCMs Global Climate Models
  • GHGs Greenhouse gases
  • IHP International Hydrological Programme
  • ICOLD International Commission on Large Dams
  • ITCZ Inter-tropical Convergence Zone
  • IOD Indian Ocean Dipole
  • IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • IWA International Water Association
  • NAWAPO National Water Policy
  • NEMC National Environmental Management Council
  • NMAIST Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology
  • NWSDS National Water Sector Development Strategy
  • RCPs Representative Concentration Pathways
  • RUWASA Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency
  • SADC Southern Africa Development Community
  • SDGs Sustainable Development Goals
  • SST Sea Surface Temperature
  • UNESCO United Nations Education and Science Organisation
  • UNFCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • UWSSA Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority
  • UDSM University of Dar es Salaam
  • URT United Republic of Tanzania
  • TAWASANET Tanzania Water Supply and Sanitation Network
  • WMO World Meteorological Organization
  • WSDP Water Sector Development Programme


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