Lifeline Rate Information

The Contra Costa Water District offers a lifeline rate program for low-income customers who are over the age of 62 or receiving disability insurance benefits from the Social Security Administration. The lifeline program reduces by 50% the daily service and demand charge bill to qualifying customers.


To qualify for the lifeline program, applicants who meet the age or disability requirements must also have household incomes below the levels listed below.
Household Size
Maximum Qualifying Household Income
1 person
2 people
3 people
4 people
5 people
6 people
7 people
8 people
These levels are consistent with income limitations set for Contra Costa County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. You can apply by filling out this lifeline application form (PDF) and sending it to:
Contra Costa Water District
Lifeline Program
P.O. Box H20
Concord, CA 94524