Description: Pursuant to Section 644.145, RSMo.(known as HB 89),  the department is required to adopt procedures to determine whether a permit or enforcement decision is affordable and make a finding of affordability for each permit or enforcement decision related to combined or separate sanitary sewer systems or publically owned treatment works. On Sept. 12, 2011, the department issued an interim procedure on affordability to meet its permitting obligations under the same law while the department holds stakeholder meetings to finalize the procedure.    

Guidance for Conducting and Developing a Cost Analysis for Compliance
Affordability Annual Report
Affordability Annual Report, Appendix B
Guidance for Conducting and Developing a Cost Analysis for Compliance

Upcoming Meetings


Past Meetings

April 2, 2015

Rural Population Sustainability Assessment Tool
Missouri Rural Community Presentation

Dec. 5, 2014

CapDet Cost Analysis Presentation
EPA Issues Long-Awaited Water Affordability Guidance For Municipalities Article from Water Policy Report
EPA Memo: Financial Capability Assessment Framework for Municipal Clean Water Act Requirements

Aug. 25, 2014

AdHoc Cost Analysis presentation

March 7, 2012

Comments - Philip Wilson, Shafer, Kline & Warren Inc
Comments - Earl Pabst, Flotron & McIntosh
Comments - Poplar Bluff
Comments - Municipal Utilities and City Cable
Comments - Water Resources Alliance