RCHD has received funding through the Ohio EPA’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) for the replacement or repair of household sewage treatment systems in Ross County. Interested applicants can apply for the funding if you meet the following preliminary eligibility requirements:
Must have a failing household sewage treatment system.
Must be a homeowner occupied home.
Total household income must be reported for all occupants of the home.
There are 3 tiers of funding eligibility:
Low Income – Receives 100% financial assistance for project cost.
Medium Income – Receives 85% financial assistance, homeowner responsible for 15% of total project cost.
Moderate Income – Receives 50% financial assistance, homeowner responsible for 50% of project cost
Selection of homeowners for repair or replacement project: Once you apply for financial assistance, the health district staff will review your application and complete a site inspection to determine the failing status of your sewage system and the severity of your system failure. If eligible for financial assistance, and if your system is determined to be a priority to replace due to the severity of the failure, you may be selected for the financial assistance. To apply, please submit the following application to the health department. **Please note, due to the limitation of the funding and eligibility requirements, not all applicants will be guaranteed financial assistance but we encourage homeowners who need financial assistance and have failing systems to apply**