Over $10 million in federal aid will soon be available to Iowans who have past-due water bills and may face disconnection.
The State of Iowa has received over $10 million from the federal government as part of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program. Those interested in applying for financial assistance on past-due water bills can apply beginning Friday, Oct. 8, 2021.
The payment is made directly to the water vendors on behalf of the household.
Funds from the water bill assistance program are being distributed through the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) - Waterfront Office. To apply, call HACAP at 319-337-5765, or visit www.hacap.org.
To find additional utility, energy, or rent assistance, visit www.IowaFinance.com, or call Johnson County Social Services for assistance 319-356-6090.
The City also offers a Utility Discount Program for Income Eligible Customers. For more information, call Customer Service at 319-356-5066, or visit www.icgov.org/utilities.