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Division Rules and Rulemaking

Program Rules in the Division of Water Restoration Assistance

Chapter Title Description
62-503 State Revolving Loan Program for Water Pollution Control Sets forth the procedures governing the distribution of funding from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program. Establishes criteria for priority scoring projects, holding public meetings to obligate funding to projects, applying for funding, and loan eligibility. 
62-505 Small Community Wastewater Construction Grants Program Sets forth the procedures governing the distribution of funding from the Small Community Wastewater Construction Grants program. Establishes criteria for grant eligibility. 
62-552 State Revolving Fund Program for Drinking Water Facilities Sets forth the procedures governing the distribution of funding from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program. Establishes criteria for priority scoring projects, holding public meetings to obligate funding to projects, applying for funding, and loan and grant eligibility.
62-554 Water Storage Facility Loan Program Establishes procedures for providing loans to local governments or water supply entities for the development and construction of water storage facilities, including reservoirs.
62-570 Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction and Conservation Pilot Project Establishes procedures governing program participation in the Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction and Conservation Pilot Project Program authorized by Section 403.0617 of the Florida Statutes. While this statute empowers the department to fund selected nutrient and sediment reduction and conservation pilot projects to test their effectiveness, no funds are yet available.

 

Rulemaking in the Division of Water Restoration Assistance

Program rules that are currently being or have recently been developed or revised within the division:

  • State Revolving Fund Program for Clean Water Facilities - Chapter 62-503, F.A.C. (Notice of Rule Development Published 2-3-21)
    • Section 22 of Chapter 2020-150, L.O.F., made changes to the priority ranking of projects in the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program. Rulemaking is necessary to incorporate those changes and the Department will make other changes to clarify and update the program’s procedures and requirements for making loans to local governments and eligible utilities.
    • Revised Chapter 62-503, F.A.C., draft coded text 2-10-21 (Word) 
    • Revised Request for Inclusion Form, draft highlighted text 1-14-21 (Word)
    • Revised Loan Application Form, draft highlighted text 11-24-20 (Word) 
    • Revised Nonpoint Source Loan Application Form, draft highlighted text 11-24-20 (Word)
    • Contact Michael.Isaacson@FloridaDEP.gov with questions 
  • Small Community Wastewater Facilities Grants - Chapter 62-505, F.A.C. (Notice of Rule Development Published 2-3-21)
    • Section 23 of Chapter 2020-150, L.O.F., made changes to the priority ranking of grant applications in the Small Community Sewer Construction Assistance Act, s. 403.1838, F.S. Rulemaking is necessary to incorporate those changes and the Department will make other changes to clarify and update the program’s procedures and requirements for making loans to local governments and eligible utilities.
  • State Revolving Fund Program for Drinking Water Facilities - Chapter 62-552, F.A.C. (Notice of Rule Development Published 2-3-21)
  • Wastewater Grant Program - Chapter 62-572, F.A.C. (Notice of Rule Development Published 2-3-21)
    • Please note that the Florida Legislature has not appropriated any funding for this program.
    • Section 15 of Chapter 2020-150, L.O.F., created the Wastewater Grant program within the Department. Rulemaking is necessary to provide clarity to priority, considerations and waiver of match in s. 403.0673, F.S.
    • Proposed Chapter 62-572, F.A.C., draft coded text 10-16-20 (Word)
    • Contact Michael.Isaacson@FloridaDEP.gov with questions

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February 24, 2021 - 4:27pm

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