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Effective for consumption on or about January 1, 2020. No changes to these discounts have been adopted for implementation in 2021.

SAWS offers four levels of affordability discounts for residential customers who meet the income eligibility requirements.

Qualifying customers can receive the discount by completing an Uplift program application. Program qualifications include being a SAWS customer and meeting the federal income assistance guidelines.  Eligibility is based on household family size and Income at or below 125% of federal income guidelines.

AFFORDABILITY PROGRAM DISCOUNTS
Family Size Annual income at or below
1 $16,100
2 $21,775
3 $27,450
4 $33,125
5 $38,800
6 $44,475
7 $50,150
8 $55,825
Families with more than 8 persons Add $5,675 for each additional person

 

DISCOUNT BASED ON TYPE OF SERVICE PROVIDED
Annual income at or below 50% Poverty Annual income at or below 75% Poverty Annual income at or below 100% Poverty Annual income at or below 125% Poverty
Water and Sewer $28.35 $19.40 $12.50 $9.80
Water only $13.85 $9.60 $6.25 $4.90
Sewer only $14.50 $9.80 $6.25 $4.90

** Please note that discounts are not applied to TCEQ and EAA pass-through fees nor to Storm Water Fees.

Updated 1/2021