DAR File No. 42705

This notice was published in the April 15, 2018, issue (Vol. 2018, No. 8) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Environmental Quality, Water Quality

Rule R317-101

Utah Wastewater Project Assistance Program

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 42705
Filed: 03/20/2018 07:30:22 AM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

Subsection 19-5-104(1)(a) authorizes the Utah Water Quality Board (Board) to adopt rules to implement awarding construction loans to political subdivisions and municipal authorities under Section 11-8-2. Title 73, Chapter 10c, authorizes the Board to issue wastewater loans, credit enhancement agreements, interest buy-down agreements, and hardship grants.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

No comments have been received either supporting or opposing this rule since the last five-year review. Additionally, this rule has been amended once since the last five-year review. No comments were received during the public comment period for the rule amendment.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

This rule establishes policies and procedures for implementing the Utah Wastewater Project Assistance Program. This rule also contains definitions, eligibility requirements, application procedures, and prioritization procedures central to the Board's implementation of their statutory charge. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:

Environmental Quality
Water QualityRoom DEQ, Third Floor
195 N 1950 W

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Judy Etherington at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4344, by FAX at 801-536-4301, or by Internet E-mail at jetherington@utah.gov



Authorized by:

Erica Gaddis, Director

Additional Information

More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2018/b20180415.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Judy Etherington at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4344, by FAX at 801-536-4301, or by Internet E-mail at jetherington@utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.