Sewers, Stormdrains & Wastewater Treatment

Sewers, Stormdrains & Wastewater Treatment

Sewer Public Benefit Program Business Incentives

Incentives are available for existing and new sewer use customers. Existing Customers are industrial or institutional businesses which have operated in the City of Riverside with a valid business license prior to September 23, 2008. New Customers are those which have operated with a valid business license after September 23, 2008.

man smiling in front of manufacturing equipmentExisting Sewer Customers

Existing customers are eligible for incentives for up to 50% of the cost to install pretreatment technology, not to exceed $150,000 per year, per customer. The total incentive awarded shall not exceed 50% of the accounts total preceding 12 month sewer service charges.

New Sewer Customers

New customers who will discharge at pollutant levels greater than existing local limits are subject to supplemental capacity charges during permitting. New customers are eligible for incentives of up to 50% of the cost to install pretreatment technology, not to exceed $150,000 per year, per customer. The total incentive awarded shall not exceed 50% of the Supplemental Capacity Charge.

Note: The annual City wide program cap per year is $400,000.

Current Sewer Use Rates and Sewer Public Benefit Program Rebates

Flow (per 100 CCF) COD (lb/day) TSS (lb/day)
Effective Dates Regular Rate
(sewer pumping/non-pumping)
Rebate per CCF/Day Reduction Regular Rate Rebate per lb/Day Reduction Regular Rate Rebate per lb/Day Reduction
July 1, 2012 $2.18/$1.64 $0.6254 $0.3000 $0.2964 $0.3000 $0.0564
July 1, 2013 $2.34/$1.76 $0.6441 $0.3054 $0.3200 $0.3200 $0.0580

FOG Other Pollutants
Effective Dates Regular Rate Incentive for Reduction Regular Rate Incentive for Reduction
July 1, 2012 N/A case-by-case N/A case-by-case
July 1, 2013 N/A case-by-case N/A case-by-case

The City of Riverside, on a case by case basis, may consider incentives over $150,000/year/customer for new facilities installing pretreatment equipment that is above and beyond what is required to meet City Local Limits. These projects would follow the SBP process for consideration and, if approved by the program administrator would require concurrence with the Public Works Director and then would require City Council approval.


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5950 Acorn Street
Riverside, CA 92504

Stormwater: (951) 826-5341

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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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