Private Sewer Lateral Ordinance
In June of 2014, the District adopted an Ordinance regulating the maintenance of private sewer laterals. The Ordinance contains testing and inspection requirements dependent upon specific triggers, such as property sale and remodels. Please click here to find out how this Ordinance might affect you.
Lateral Replacement Grant Program
At their June 23, 2016, Board meeting, the Board of Directors approved funding for the Lateral Replacement Grant Program (LRGP) for the fiscal year 2016/17. The District will begin accepting applications on July 1, 2016. Please note that any repair or replacement work performed prior to receiving a letter of approval from the District is not eligible for a grant.
Please click here to view the Lateral Replacement Grant Program (LRGP) guide. Changes will occur periodically. You can be assured of having the most current information by using the program guide posted here or by contacting the District.
RVSD has allocated the following funds to the LRGP for FY2016-17.
Total FY2015-16 Allocation: $500,000
Total Funds Allocated to Date: $0
Total Funds Available: $500,000
Maximum Grant: $1,500
In FY16/17 to date, allocated funds have replaced 0 linear feet of lateral pipelines in 0 projects.
Figures are updated weekly.
Click here to view Resolution 15-1493, establishing the framework and guidelines for the Lateral Replacement Grant Program
Lateral Replacement Loan Program
RVSD recently adopted Ordinance No. 70, approving a loan program to assist ratepayers with the cost of replacing their private sewer laterals. Upon adoption, the Board allocated $600,000 to the program for FY2015/16 (July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016). Applications for loans are now being accepted. Please click here for a Program Guide containing the details of the Loan Program.