The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority has created the Clean Water Assistance Fund to help families pay their sewage treatment bills. This program serves low-income homeowners in the 83 municipalities that ALCOSAN serves. It is administered by Dollar Energy Fund.
Who is eligible?
The Clean Water Assistance Fund is available to ALCOSAN service area homeowners who meet family income limits set by the federal government.
Household Size - Monthly Income - Annual Income
1 $1,699.00 $20,385.00
2 $2,289.00 $27,465.00
3 $2,879.00 $34,545.00
4 $3,469.00 $41,625.00
5 $4,059.00 $48,705.00
6 $4,449.00 $55,785.00
7 $5,239.00 $62,865.00
8 $5,829.00 $69,945.00
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,720 per year for each additional person.
There is an income calculator on the Dollar Energy's website Click Here to visit their website
Still have questions?
Visit dollarenergy.org or call Dollar Energy Fund at 1-888-282-6816
How much will I save?
The grant from ALCOSAN's Clean Water Assistance Fund is $40 every three months. The credit will be applied to your account by the agency that bills you for sewage treatment - for example, these bills may come from Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, Jordan Tax Service, Wilkinsburg-Penn Joint Water Authority, your municipality or some other agency. The credits will automatically appear every three months, even if you are billed monthly, bimonthly or quarterly.
How do I apply?
You can sign up by phone or through a local social service agency, but the easiest starting point is to call Dollar Energy Fund at 1-888-282-6816. If you would like to sign up in person, Dollar Energy Fund can help you find the closest agency to you.
You will need to provide a copy of your water/sewage bill, which includes ALCOSAN charges, so take one with you. You must provide the Social Security number of the rate payer and proof of your household’s monthly income. If you already are eligible for an assistance program through another utility, you can use that approval to verify your eligibility.
Do I live in the ALCOSAN service area?
Note: * Only a section of the municipality is apart of the service area. Please click the ALCOSAN service area map link provided below
Aspinwall, Avalon, Baldwin Borough*, Baldwin Township, Bellevue, Ben Avon, Ben Avon Heights, Bethel Park*, Blawnox, Braddock, Braddock Hills, Brentwood, Bridgeville, Carnegie, Castle Shannon, Chalfant, Churchill, Collier*, Crafton, Dormont, East McKeesport*, East Pittsburgh, Edgewood, Emsworth, Etna, Forest Hills, Fox Chapel*, Franklin Park*, Green Tree, Heidelberg, Homestead, Indiana*, Ingram, Kennedy, Kilbuck, McCandless*, McDonald, McKees Rocks, Millvale, Monroeville, Mt. Lebanon, Mount Oliver, Munhall, Neville, North Braddock, North Fayette*, North Huntingdon*, North Versailles, O’Hara, Oakdale, Ohio*, Penn Hills, Penn Township, Peters, Pitcairn, Pittsburgh, Pleasant Hills, Plum, Rankin, Reserve, Robinson, Ross, Rosslyn Farms, Scott, Shaler, Sharpsburg, South Fayette, Stowe, Swissvale, Thornburg, Trafford, Turtle Creek, Upper St. Clair, Verona, Wall, West Homestead, West Mifflin, West View, Whitaker, Whitehall, Wilkins, Wilkinsburg, Wilmerding
Click here to view ALCSOAN service area map