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WAC 246-296-100

DWSRF loan eligibility and application requirements.

To be eligible for a DWSRF loan, an applicant shall:
(1) Document that the public water system has the system capacity to stay in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local drinking water requirements, unless:
(a) The funding will bring the public water system into compliance; and
(b) The owner of the public water system agrees to reasonable and appropriate changes to stay in compliance.
(2) Before applying for a DWSRF loan, have a current department-approved WSP or SWSMP that:
(a) Includes the proposed project; and
(b) Addresses any difficulties with system capacity;
(3) Comply with federal, state, and local drinking water requirements or a variance under WAC 246-290-060, unless the DWSRF loan will fund projects that result in public water system compliance;
(4) Comply with any department or EPA orders;
(5) Install a source meter on each source if meters are not already installed;
(6) Install service meters on all service connections if meters are not already installed within the project area, unless:
(a) The project is for a transient noncommunity public water system;
(b) The project is for a mobile home park with a source or master meter;
(c) The project is for an apartment building or complex with a source or master meter; or
(d) The department determines that installing meters is:
(i) Prohibitive for the DWSRF project as a whole; and
(ii) Waiving the meter requirement is necessary to award a DWSRF loan for a project to resolve high priority public health problems.
(7) Have no outstanding fees or penalties owed to the department.
(8) Provide documentation that the project has sufficient water rights as determined by ecology.
(9) Comply with the requirements of WAC 246-296-120(1).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.119A.170 and Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, H.R. 1452. WSR 12-01-077, § 246-296-100, filed 12/19/11, effective 2/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.119A.170. WSR 01-21-137, § 246-296-100, filed 10/24/01, effective 11/24/01.]
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