LOW-INCOME HOME WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHWAP)

The District is pleased to announce that utility bill assistance is available for eligible low-income households who have experienced economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you reside in Washington and your household meets the income guidelines for the program, you may be eligible for funding to help pay your sewer bill.

How LIHWAP Grants Can Help

The federally funded program provides grants to help eligible residents pay for water and sewer costs. If you are a District customer and your household meets the income guidelines for the program, you may be eligible for funding to help pay your sewer bill. Grant proceeds that are awarded to qualifying households are paid directly to the District on the customers behalf and are credited to their account.

What are the income limits to qualify?

LIHWAP funds assist households whose incomes are at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. Check the Low-Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) Income Requirements now.

Who is administering the LIHWAP program in Clark County?

Clark Regional Wastewater District has partnered with Clark County and Clark Public Utilities so that District customers have access to the program. Clark Public Utilities is administering the LIHWAP program for all residents in Clark County, in addition to the existing energy assistance program (LIHEAP) already provided in the county.

Where is the grant funding coming from?

Clark County has received two new grants from the Washington State Department of Commerce. These grants are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Community Services. The grants are funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA).