Water Co. Offers Low-income Program in Arizona

Across Arizona, there are individuals and families who need help paying their water bills. That is why Arizona American Water launched its Low Income Payment Program for residents of Sun City, accroding to a Dec. 23 press release.

"Many of us here, including myself, have family in Sun City who are dealing with the challenges of budgeting on a fixed income. I want to make sure seniors that are eligible for this program, know about it, and take advantage of it," said Paul Townsley, president of Arizona American Water. "Especially during the holidays is a good time to remind people of the extra help that's out there for those who need it."

Arizona American Water's low income payment program provides aid to its most economically challenged seniors in Sun City, 65 years or older, through rate reductions amounting to approximately 75 percent of a customer's monthly service charge. In order to qualify, customers must earn less than $14,000 annually for a two-person household, and less than $10,400 for an individual.