State Regulations and ResourcesThe links below are compiled from a variety of authoritative sources. The blue name indicates the source of the links and content below it.
NESC (National Environmental Services Center)
Great resources from National Environmental Services Center:
Onsite Wastewater Regulations Database
State Wastewater Regulatory Contacts
EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency)
EPA links to State Information and EPA Region Contacts
Advanced Onsite Technology Products Approved by State - This provides a Web-based list of links to State-by-State information regarding the advanced technology products approved for use, the product approval process, and the States’ department which oversees the use of advanced treatment systems for decentralized wastewater management.
Clean Water State Revolving Fund - Provides grants to all 50 states and Puerto Rico to operate a revolving loan program that provides low-interest financing for wastewater and other water quality projects. Over half of the states have developed special programs for small, disadvantaged communities.
Nonpoint Source Program (Section 319 Program) - Provides grants to States, territories, and Indian tribes to support a wide variety of activities (including technical assistance, financial assistance, education, training, technology transfer, demonstration projects, and monitoring) to encourage State and local efforts to reduce non-point source pollution.
State Revolving Fund Fact Sheet
State and Regional Training Centers
Funding Technical Assistance
EPA Environmental Finance Program - This EPA program provides financial technical assistance to the regulated community and creates partnerships with state and local governments and the private sector to fund environmental needs.
EPA Region 01 Environmental Finance Center at the University of Southern Maine
EPA Region 03 Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland
EPA Region 04 Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina
EPA Region 04 at the University of Louisville
EPA Region 05 Great Lakes Environmental Finance Center at Cleveland State University
EPA Region 06 Environmental Finance Center at the University of New Mexico
EPA Region 09 Environmental Finance Center at California State University at Hayward
EPA Region 10 Environmental Finance Center at Boise State University
Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University- The Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University is tasked by the EPA with facilitating the development of sustainable communities.
Water Quality Research Foundation
Changes in Septic Tank Effluent Due to Water Softener Use (Report)