These funds will only be distributed to eligible customers that receive water services through public pipelines from a vendor (ACC Public Utilities Department) that has signed an agreement to participate in LIHWAP. The Athens-Clarke County Mayor & Commissioners signed a participation agreement in November 2021 to quickly provide this bill-pay assistance opportunity to our residents.
- Have a total gross income at or below 60% of the State Median Income Guidelines for Georgia
- Be responsible for paying the cost of water for the household or be able to verify a water burden
- Be a US citizen or lawfully admitted immigrant
If you are determined ineligible, you will receive notification and documentation regarding the reason for denial.
The PUD does not determine eligibility or the amount of assistance provided, set appointments for completing applications, or process applications. Please contact Action, Inc. if you have questions regarding ineligibility.