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Rate Assistance Program


The Palmdale Water District is pleased to continue the Rate Assistance Program for calendar year 2023. This program will offer rate assistance to seniors, veterans and low-income households by covering up to $20 of monthly service charges.

This program offers rate assistance to seniors ages 62 and older, veterans and low-income households by reducing up to 50% off monthly service charges. Key factors and eligibility requirements of the program:

  • Program is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • All low income property owners and renters are encouraged to apply.
  • Priority is provided to customers who are low-income seniors aged 62 and older and veterans.
  • Must be enrolled in SoCal Edison’s or Southern California Gas’ CARE program AND qualify by income level set forth by the Public Utilities Commission Alternative Rates for Energy occupant-to-income ratio table.
  • Must be a District residential customer with a 1″ or smaller water meter.
  • Must provide required verification and documentation.
  • Must reapply annually and/or each time you move.
  • Must notify the District within thirty (30) days if you become ineligible.
  • Assistance is not transferable with property or applicant.
  • The application acceptance period is November through June.

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