Water is one of the most essential needs. While we make our services as affordable as possible, there are some people in our community who struggle financially and need help paying their water bill — or can’t afford it at all.
Care to Share is our customer assistance program. Through the Care to Share program, you can donate and help families in need pay their water and wastewater bill when they can’t. Contributions are administered by the Inter-Faith Council for Social Services (IFC), a non-profit agency supporting the community since 1963.
Because IFC is a 501(c)(3) charity and OWASA is a public agency, donations may be deductible. Please consult your tax advisor.
Unfortunately, State law forbids OWASA from reducing rates or directly providing bill assistance to low-income customers. All our customers must be charged for our costs to serve them.
No. Care to Share funds may only be used to help customers in need pay their water and wastewater bill.
No. Your full donated amount goes directly to help others pay their water bill.