Missouri American Water unveils low-income assistance program

Missouri American Water unveils low-income assistance program
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Qualifying customers can now receive money from a temporary federal program through Missouri American Water.

MAW says some customers may receive up to $750 for water and/or wastewater services through the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP).

The Missouri Department of Social Services says they began accepting applications for LIHWAP last February.

“We understand that while a water bill is usually the lowest utility bill, it’s not the only bill that needs to be paid and there are families who may need assistance,” said Missouri American Water president Rich Svindland. “We encourage our customers to utilize the assistance funds made available by the federal government through LIHWAP, our funds through the H2O Help to Others Program, and installment plans and budget billing to help keep water flowing.”

MAW encourages its qualifying customers to take advantage of the temporary program here.