December 5, 2023
A drone gives a view of water from the storms pumped from the Harvey O. Banks Delta Pumping Plant into the California Aqueduct. Courtesy DWR

The San Diego County Water Authority reminded the general public Tuesday that federal support continues to be obtainable for low-income water prospects in San Diego County to cowl overdue residential water and wastewater payments.

“Water affordability is likely one of the prime priorities for the Water Authority, and we’re dedicated to serving to be sure that everybody in San Diego County has entry to secure and dependable water,” Dan Denham, water authority basic supervisor, stated in an announcement.

Purposes for the Low-Earnings Family Water Help Program have been prolonged to March 31, 2024.

This system gives one-time funds to cowl excellent residential water or wastewater payments. The federal authorities allotted $116 million to California to assist households struggling to pay their water payments, in accordance with the San Diego County Water Authority.

All through the state, $40 million stays for this system, with almost $5 million remaining for San Diego County.

“Along with the present funds, the water authority is supporting efforts to develop federal laws to make the low-income help program everlasting,” Denham added.

Eligible San Diego County Water Authority prospects can join this system by contacting