Prince William Co. water service offers financial aid during pandemic

Prince William County, Virginia’s water provider is offering financial aid for customers who have suffered a loss of income and are unable to pay their water bills.

Prince William County Service Authority customers with unpaid water bills from March 1 through Dec. 30 are encouraged to apply for financial assistance via the COVID-19 Municipal Utility Relief Program no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 21, 2021.

Customers can apply online or by calling 703-335-7950 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Forms can be printed out and mailed to PWCSA’s customer service address in Woodbridge.

See the agency’s website for more details.

The programs draws from over $1.3 million allotted by the state government for past-due water and sewer bill assistance from the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund.

Eligibility and amount of aid will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary depending on application volume and available funds.

Alejandro Alvarez

Alejandro Alvarez joined WTOP as a digital reporter and editor in June 2018. He is a writer and photojournalist focusing on politics, political activism and national affairs, with recent multimedia contributions to Reuters, MSNBC and PBS.

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