Title 73 - Water and Irrigation - Chapter 10c - Water Development Coordinating Council - Section 4.5 - Nonpoint source project loans and grants -- Project objectives -- Water Quality Board duties.

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73-10c-4.5 Nonpoint source project loans and grants -- Project objectives -- Water Quality Board duties. (1) The Water Quality Board may make a loan from the Utah Wastewater Loan Program

Subaccount created in Subsection 73-10c-5(2)(a) or from the Utah State Revolving Fund for Wastewater Projects Subaccount created in Subsection 73-10c-5(2)(b) or a grant from the Hardship Grant Program for Wastewater Projects Subaccount created in Subsection 73-10c-5(2)(c) to a political subdivision, individual, corporation, association, state or federal agency, or other private entity to acquire, construct, or implement a nonpoint source project.

(2) The Water Quality Board may only award a loan or grant for a nonpoint source project that will achieve one or more of the following objectives:

(a) abate or reduce raw sewage discharges; (b) repair or replace failing individual on-site wastewater disposal systems; (c) abate or reduce untreated or uncontrolled runoff; (d) improve critical aquatic habitat resources; (e) conserve soil, water, or other natural resources; (f) protect and improve ground water quality; (g) preserve and protect the beneficial uses of waters of the state; (h) reduce the number of water bodies not achieving water quality standards; (i) improve watershed management; or (j) prepare and implement total maximum daily load (TMDL) assessments.

(3) The Water Quality Board shall: (a) determine the amount, term, and interest rate for each loan made under this section; (b) assure that adequate security is obtained for each loan; (c) establish criteria and procedures for determining priority nonpoint source projects and award

loans in accordance with those priorities; and (d) make rules to implement this section in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah

Administrative Rulemaking Act.

Amended by Chapter 382, 2008 General Session