The Water/Sewer Assistance Program is closed as of September 2, 2023.
Available services are described below.
The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides funds to assist low-income households with water and wastewater (sewer) bills to restore and prevent disconnection of households water/wastewater services. The program’s intent is to assist low-income households meet to their immediate home water needs. In Washington State, LIHWAP assists households whose incomes are at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. LIHWAP is funded by a federal block grant program to help low-income Washington State households maintain affordable, dependable utility services and avoid shutoff.
Household and income eligibility for Low Income Household Water Assistance Program are the same as for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Basic LIHWAP eligibility is outline as follows:
|HOUSEHOLD COUNT||LIHEAP 150% FPG||PSE HELP 80% AMI|
UPDATE: As of September 2, 2023, we are closed for the season.
The Energy Assistance Office is open Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, except for legal holidays. We are closed during breaks and lunch.
If your water or sewer has been shut off or will be disconnected, you may contact your provider for additional options or contact 2-1-1.
The online application is under construction at this time.
If your water has been shut off or if you received a disconnection notice, please call your water provider for additional options or contact 2-1-1.
If you received an overdue bill and/or disconnect notice, please call your water and/or sewer provider to determine if you qualify for other assistance while you are waiting to apply for our programs.
Check back periodically for program updates.