City of Lubbock offers water rate assistance program - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

3/13/09

City of Lubbock offers water rate assistance program

LUBBOCK, TX. (KCBD) - There is help for those who need assistance with newly increasing water rates. The City of Lubbock is offering the water rate assistance program to insure affordability of water service for those families who have limited means to pay.

The program does not eliminate water utility charges, but it does provide an adjustment to the monthly water bill. To qualify for this program all applicants must be within these guidelines:

  • Household income must be at or below 125% of the State poverty level
  • Annual household income must also not exceed $22,000.
  • The applicant must also be 65 years or older or,
  • Qualify as disabled, or
  • Have children under age 18 living in the home.

Lubbock City officials will take applications for the program starting Monday, March 16th, just call (806) 775-2291 to make an appointment.

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