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Sacramento County aids residents in applying for LIHWAP payments, a one-time water bill assistance benefit, following California’s program extension.

Elk Grove Water District Hosts Event to Assist Low-Income Households with Water Bills

The Elk Grove Water District, located in Sacramento County, is taking action to support low-income households struggling to pay their water bills. In collaboration with Community Resource Project Inc., a local nonprofit organization, the district will be hosting an event on Friday to help individuals and families apply for the state’s Low ⁣Income Household Water Assistance ​Program (LIHWAP).

Originally set to⁣ end this fall, LIHWAP has been extended until March 2024 due to the ongoing impact of⁢ the COVID-19 pandemic. This program offers a one-time benefit of up to $15,000 to eligible households for overdue water or sewage bills. The amount⁣ is paid directly to the local water service providers. Additionally, LIHWAP ⁢provides a credit to water ⁤or sewer accounts ranging from $200 to $371.

Interested residents are encouraged to visit ⁣the Elk Grove Water District’s main office on⁤ Waterman Road ​to apply for LIHWAP. Walk-ins are welcome, and applicants should bring essential documents such as a copy⁢ of their birth certificate or ‌green card, government-issued photo ⁢ID, and their most recent water, wastewater, or stormwater bill. It is also necessary‍ to provide a benefit letter from any household member participating‍ in federal aid programs ‌like CalFresh, CalWORKs, or LIHEAP within the last 120 days.​ Proof of ‍total gross monthly income for all adult household members‌ in the past 30 days is also required.

To qualify for LIHWAP, residents must‍ meet specific income guidelines, which‍ have been raised from 2023 according to the California⁣ Water Service.

Services will be available to Elk Grove⁢ residents from 10 a.m. to⁤ 2 p.m. PT. Don’t miss this ‍opportunity to receive assistance with your water bills!

What documents are required to apply for LIHWAP at the Elk Grove Water District’s main office

Elk Grove ⁤Water District Hosts Event to Assist Low-Income Households with ​Water⁤ Bills

The Elk Grove Water District, situated ⁢in‍ Sacramento County, is taking proactive ​measures to support low-income⁤ households facing difficulties in paying their water bills. In collaboration with a local nonprofit organization, Community Resource Project Inc., the district is hosting an event on Friday to ⁢help individuals and ‍families apply for the state’s Low ⁣Income Household Water Assistance ​Program (LIHWAP).

Originally slated to conclude this fall, LIHWAP has been extended until March 2024 due to the continued impact of⁢ the COVID-19 ‍pandemic. This program offers⁢ a one-time ⁢benefit of ⁢up to $15,000 to eligible households‍ to alleviate overdue water or sewage bills. The amount⁣ is directly paid to the local water service providers. Additionally, LIHWAP provides a credit to water ⁤or sewer ​accounts​ ranging from $200 to ‌$371.

Interested residents are encouraged to visit ⁣the Elk Grove Water District’s main office on⁤ Waterman ⁣Road⁤ to apply for LIHWAP. Walk-ins are welcome, and applicants should bring essential documents⁢ such as a copy⁢⁤ of their‍ birth certificate or ‌green​ card, government-issued ‌photo ⁢ID, and their most recent water, wastewater, or stormwater bill. It is also necessary‍‍ to provide a benefit letter from any household member participating‍ in federal aid programs ‌like CalFresh,​ CalWORKs, ⁢or LIHEAP within ⁣the last 120 days.​ Proof of ‌‍total gross monthly income for all adult household members‌ in the past 30 days is also required.

To qualify for LIHWAP, residents must‍ meet specific income guidelines, which‍ have⁢ been adjusted for 2023 according to the California⁣ Water Service.

Services will be available to Elk Grove⁢ residents from ‌10 a.m. to⁤ 2 p.m. PT. Don’t⁣ miss this​ ‍opportunity to receive ⁤assistance with your water bills!



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