LIHWAP - Water bill Assistance Program

 A new water billing assistance program, the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), provides $42 million in shut-off avoidance for residents unable to pay their water and sewer bills.

The new water billing assistance program builds on $327 million in emergency assistance launched earlier this year for low-income families facing difficulty with paying their utility bill and other essential household bills. Residents in need of financial support can visit for more information on how to apply for water and other assistance this season or contact the hotline service providing real-time assistance in over 30 languages at 1-833-711-0374.