Sewers, Stormdrains & Wastewater Treatment

Sewers, Stormdrains & Wastewater Treatment

Sewer Public Benefit Program Application

Click Here to apply for the Sewer Public Benefit Program Rebate.

Registration Procedure

  • sunset view of riverside water quality control plant's administration buildingRegistration shall be in person or by mail.
  • Participants shall provide a current valid Business Tax License; the address will be reviewed to confirm it is within City limits.
  • Participants shall provide a completed program application signed by an authorized business representative.
  • Participants shall complete the application checklist to ensure all supporting documentation is provided at the time of application.
  • Participants already required to monitor by the City shall provide the preceding six months of data for the selected performance goal.
  • Existing industries not otherwise required to monitor will receive a baseline monitoring requirement letter to monitor the selected performance goal monthly for 3 months, prior to program enrollment.
  • Participants shall provide a process flow diagram of the pretreatment process that accurately describes the process, as it will exist.
  • The City reserves the right to deny registration if the required documentation is not presented at the time of registration.

Rewarding of Incentive

  • Industries are required to demonstrate a beneficial reduction in the indicator(s) chosen for 5 years.
  • Project reductions will be monitored in three month blocks. Deficiencies will be communicated once noted.
  • After the first six months, 50% of the incentive will be credited if target reductions are met.
  • If not, then the participant will be placed on notice and allowed an additional 3 month block to meet the target before being terminated from the program.
  • In order to receive the full incentive, the participant must meet the target during 4 out of the 5 three month blocks.
  • Participants may be required to pay back the prorated amount to the City based on differences between reduction goals and what reduction actually achieved.
  • Incentives will be prorated if measurable reductions are achieved but unable to meet agreement target.
  • After full payment of incentive, participant must meet 80% of the target reductions on a yearly basis for 5 consecutive years, including the first demonstration year, in order to remain active in the program. Failure to meet the target reductions will resulted in prorated return of the incentive.
  • For all participants, incentives will be delivered as a credit on their sewer bill delivered within 60 days of approval.
  • The incentive is non-transferable and must be returned in full if the 5 year reduction commitment is not met at the time of transfer.
  • If a reduction does not occur for three consecutive months, the participant may be dropped from the program after review by the program administrator.

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Water Quality Control Plant
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5950 Acorn Street
Riverside, CA 92504

Stormwater: (951) 826-5341

Wastewater: (951) 351-6140-5341

Mon - Fri 7:30am - 4:30pm
Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays
Mission Statement
Through the collection and treatment of the community’s sewage, the Regional Water Quality Control Plant protects our environment and quality of life while creating reusable resources.
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