The homeowner may apply to State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Financial Assistance for funds to create a mini-loan program which is intended to assist property owners with compliance costs (see Legislative intent, Water Code § 13291.5). Assistance is encouraged for private property owners whose cost of complying with the requirements of the policy exceeds one-half of 1% of the current assessed value of the property on which the OWTS is located. For further information, please visit the State Water Resources Control Board website.
Approval for financial assistance or Conditional Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements will come from the State Water Resources Control Board. The Santa Ana Water Quality Control Board will not be responsible for the approval