State of Maryland Water System Assistance Program

Governor Moore Announces $20 Million to Support Marylanders with COVID-19 Water Bill Debt

Notice of Funding Availability: State of Maryland Water System Assistance Program

Program Name: State of Maryland Community/Public Water/Wastewater System Assistance Program

Program Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for Marylanders to pay their water bills due to the negative impacts of the pandemic. As a result, water systems in Maryland have been financially impacted. The Community/Public Water/Wastewater System Assistance Program (the Program) provides $20 million of Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) to provide relief to water systems for outstanding water debt from residential customers related to the pandemic. As a condition to receive program funding, water systems must agree to allocate payments as bill credits to customer accounts within a specific number of days after receiving payment and waive late fees and interest, among other requirements.

Application Period: January 2, 2023 – January 31, 2023

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2023 at 11:59pm ET

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2023 at 11:59pm ET

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