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Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) - How to Apply

A printable paper application can be found here: Florida LIHWAP Application   You may find the LIHWAP Application for Service Checklist here.  This checklist will aid you in submitting a complete application and possibly minimize any delays in the application process.

Read about the powerful effect of the $500 million from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) on the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). With ARP funds, states, territories, and tribes have been able to help protect the health and safety of households across the country by reconnecting households that have been disconnected from water and wastewater services, preventing disconnection for households that are at risk for shut-offs, and providing payments for households that are struggling with water affordability.  One Year Later:  American Rescue Plan & LIHWAP


This Introductory Webinar below provides the following information to viewers:  Defines LIHWAP,  addresses the roles and responsibilities of LIHWAP Stakeholders, states the program benefits; and, agreements to be executed between Water Vendors and LIHWAP Providers.

The Florida DEO has also uploaded a second LIHWAP Webinar, detailing the application process.  Please view the video below.


DEO has also uploaded the following resources to their website, which provide overview and illustrate the Grant Implementation Plan. You can access all resources using the links below:
Please also be on the lookout for additional webinars and workshops to obtain additional information about the program as it becomes available.
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