The Minnesota Department of Commerce has a new water assistance funding program that will be available beginning on October 1, 2021.
The new 2021-2022 Energy Assistance Program (EAP) applications are now available. This application is can be downloaded from Three Rivers Community Action web page at…/def…/files/three-rivers.pdf.
The water funds are available to those customers with past due accounts, disconnect notices or shut offs. The grant amount can pay for past due ,current water, wastewater usage charges, fees, and deposits to ensure continuity of service on behalf of eligible residential customers.
Water funding will be available on October 1, 2021. The funds are limited and will be first come first served, eligible households should start applying as soon as possible.