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Water District Accepting Rate Assistance Program Applications


admin October 1, 2014

Low-income seniors aged 62 and older are getting an opportunity to receive assistance on their water bill. The Palmdale Water District is now accepting applications for qualified households to receive up to 50% off their monthly service fee. Households must have a 5/8” or 3/4” meter, and be enrolled in either the Southern California Edison or Southern California Gas Company CARE program to be eligible.

“The Water Board unanimously approved the implementation of this program to help our low and fixed income seniors,” said Kathy Mac Laren, Board President. “This is a first come, first served program where seniors are given priority, but all low‐income households are encouraged to apply.”

The program is funded through existing lease agreements between the District and cell phone companies that have towers located on District owned property. Initially, up to $150,000 annually will be available in rate assistance, with any remaining available funds rolling over to the next year.

“Some of our customers may struggle to make monthly ends meet,” said Dennis LaMoreaux, General Manager. “This program allows those qualified households to get some relief to their tight budgets, while still receiving clean, high quality water.”

Applications will be accepted year around or until funds for the program run out. Applicants must reapply each year or anytime a move is made. The program will begin January 1, 2015.

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Had a wonderful group of community members attend our Let’s Talk H20! event that touched on our water supply, drought & the new water conservation guidelines. There were great questions & conversations on how to get through this severe drought together. #PWD #LUVOurH2O ... See MoreSee Less

Had a wonderful group of community members attend our Let’s Talk H20! event that touched on our water supply, drought & the new water conservation guidelines. There were great questions & conversations on how to get through this severe drought together.  #PWD #LUVOurH2OImage attachment

Special thanks to Palmdale Interim City Manager Ronda Perez & staff for taking time today to tour our water treatment plant & Littlerock Dam. It was great sharing the District's history & discussing the future of water in our community. #Palmdale #PWD ... See MoreSee Less

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Awesome ❤️. Keep up the awareness 🎉🙏😎

Great visiting AV CERT! Shared info about PWD, how we are prepped for emergencies & what residents can do to prepare. Happy to provide attendees with emergency prep bags! Looking forward to collaborating with the group. #AVCERT #EmergencyPrep #PWD ... See MoreSee Less

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Good to see all of you again. 🎉 Great job PWD

Congrats to the entire AV EDGE team on a great 2022 Spring Business Conference! PWD Board & staff enjoyed the event that featured Shark Tank's Daymond John. (l-r): GM Dennis D. LaMoreaux & Directors Don Wilson, Kathy Mac Laren-Gomez & Scott Kellerman. #ThePeoplesShark #AVEDGE #PWD ... See MoreSee Less

Congrats to the entire AV EDGE team on a great 2022 Spring Business Conference! PWD Board & staff enjoyed the event that featured Shark Tanks  Daymond John. (l-r): GM Dennis D. LaMoreaux & Directors Don Wilson, Kathy Mac Laren-Gomez & Scott Kellerman. #ThePeoplesShark #AVEDGE #PWD

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Great picture. Pleasure seeing and hearing Dennis last night at CERT. 😎

Our office will be closed on Monday, 5/30, in observance of Memorial Day. If you need assistance, please visit or call our office before 6 p.m. Thursday, 5/26. For emergencies after hours, call 661-947-4114. #memorial Day #holiday #PWD ... See MoreSee Less

Our office will be closed on Monday, 5/30, in observance of Memorial Day. If you need assistance, please visit or call our office before 6 p.m. Thursday, 5/26. For emergencies after hours, call 661-947-4114. #Memorial Day #Holiday #PWD
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