Programs that provide assistance in the form of labour and supplies, cash or tax rebates, or consultation services for homeowners who want to make home improvements that are designed to reduce energy and/or water consumption.
Programs that are responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of flood control dams, channels, storm drains, debris basins, retention and detention basins, retention ponds, grass-lined swales, pumping plants, spreading grounds and other facilities and structures that control and conserve flood, storm and other wastewater and inhibit siltation of public bodies of water. These programs may also investigate reports of clogged or full catch basins or other problems with the flood/siltation control system, and may offer information about flood, storm and other waste water conservation programs.
Programs that are responsible for developing, maintaining and operating the system of aqueducts, reservoirs, channels, pipelines, mains, laterals, curb boxes and pumping and purifying equipment by which the community's water supply is obtained, treated, stored and distributed to consumers.
Programs that are responsible for managing the construction, deepening, repair, replacement or abandonment of water wells; and for ensuring that wells that have been left unattended or are awaiting reconstruction, repair or abandonment are temporarily capped to prevent inflow of surface debris or access from the surface and that wells, including test wells, that are no longer in use are permanently sealed.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.