City of Alhambra Residential Low-Income Water Rate Assistance Program

The City of Alhambra is pleased to offer a Low-Income Water Rate Assistance Program to residents who meet eligibility requirements as identified below. The program will provide eligible participants with a $25 rate assistance which will be applied to the fixed water rate portion of the bi-monthly bill. Please see the PROGRAM GUIDELINES , (Spanish) , (Chinese) for details.  

To apply, please fill out this APPLICATION , (Spanish) , (Chinese) and attach the required documentation. If approved, the rate assistance will become effective on the next billing cycle after the date of approval. You will receive notification in writing from this office regarding our determination of your eligibility. Applications must be completed by the account holder and the account holder must live on the premises.  Applicants will need to recertify annually by resubmitting an application along with supporting documentation.   

 Eligibility Requirements

A. Income Limits:                                                                                                                  

LOW INCOME (LMI) LIMIT  *Source U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

For each additional person, add $8,072. Round to the nearest $50.
Household Size
Maximum Income
Household Size
Maximum Income

B. Please provide a copy of the following documents:

        1. Valid California driver’s license or identification card.

        2. Current water bill.

        3. Federal Income Tax Returns for all household members, including W-2 forms.

        4. Proof of all other sources of income for all household members.

        Applicants receiving the following benefits are pre-qualified:

        CalWORKS, CalFresh, general assistance, Medi-Cal, SSI/State Supplementary Payment Program or California Special Supplemental Nutrition                  Program for Women, Infants and Children.

        Proof of receiving benefits can be provided in lieu of items B.3 and B.4 listed above.

Income shall be defined as the combined gross income, whether taxable or non-taxable, of all persons who live in the household, which includes but not limited to: the total income of salaries, wages, child support, alimony, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Social Security income, spousal support payments, veteran benefits, disability, unemployment, retirement, rental income, interest, dividends, tips, public assistance, and income from self-employment.

Return application by mail or in person: 

City of Alhambra- Utilities Department Customer Service Center                                                                                                                                              Attn: Water Rate Assistance Program                                                                                                                                                                                                   68 S. First Street                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Alhambra, CA 91801

If you have any question please call: (626) 570-5061