Need Help with a Major Septic System Repair or Replacement?


Questions about our septic system assistance program?

Email us or call 541-685-7438 for more details.

Zero Interest Loan Program

Our septic system zero-interest loan program can help you replace or make major replairs to your septic system or drainfield.

Loans of up to $10,000 are available to homeowners and limited grant funds may be available for low-income families.

Approved loan types

This program is designed to address septic systems that need repairs in order to function properly. It is not intended for routine maintenance or pumping.

Work included 

  • Repairs to the septic tank, lid, baffles, etc.
  • Repairs to the drainfield lines
  • Installation of a new tank or drainfield to replace a failing one

Work not covered

  • Installing septic system risers
  • Work tasks associated with digging up or removing structures that were built on top of the system (driveways, decks, etc.)
  • Landscaping after work is complete

Who can apply?

Homeowners with properties upstream of EWEB's drinking water intake (Hayden Bridge) will be eligible for loans. Applicants do not have to be EWEB customers.

Download the zero interest loan application