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Water Fund

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The Water Fund was established in 1994 by WSSC Water employees to help residential customers in financial need pay their water/sewer bills. Since then, nearly $1.6 million has been distributed to more than 17,344 people in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties to help them pay their water/sewer bills. In fiscal year 2020, the Water Fund provided life’s most precious resource to 2,847 of our neighbors through the distribution of  nearly $350,000. The Water Fund donations come from generous customers, community members and employee donors.

WSSC Water pays the administrative and promotional fees while The Salvation Army assists clients and manages the fund, so that 100 percent of all donations go directly to those in need. Customers can make multiple requests for assistance with water and sewer bills, up to $500 per year. Please make a tax-deductible donation today to the WSSC Water Fund. Your tax-deductible donation ensures that your neighbors will continue to have access to clean, safe and reliable water. 100% of all donations go directly to those in need.

There are several easy ways to donate and support local families:

  • Donate online using your credit or debit card at PayPal
  • Give When You Pay Your WSSC Water Bill: add any dollar amount when paying your WSSC Water bill
  • Donate via Round Up When You Pay Your Bill: check the box on your bill to give a one-time Round Up donation
  • Donate by check: complete the Water Fund donation form. Mail check payable to WSSC Water and completed form to: Water Fund, c/o WSSC Water Revenue Department, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707

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If you have questions regarding the Water Fund, please call Customer Service at 301-206-4001, 1-800-634-8400, or email us at


The approximate number of your neighbors who received assistance from the Water Fund annually. 


The Water Fund provides assistance to customers in financial need and is funded entirely by contributions from customers, employees, and community partners.
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Make a direct contribution to the WSSC Water Fund via PayPal. 100% of your donation goes directly to the Water Fund.

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Last Modified: May 12, 2021, 12:05 pm EDT