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Water Assistance Program of Hennepin County
Water Assistance Program of Hennepin County

Water Program

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County's (CAP-HC’s) Water Program helps residents pay their past-due water bills and related charges. Eligible applicants may receive a grant paid directly to their water provider to reduce expenses. CAP-HC has limited funding to pay up to $750 per eligible household toward the outstanding balance on their water account.


To be eligible for the Water Program, applicants must:

  • Live in Hennepin County.
  • Pay their water bill to one of the municipal water suppliers in Hennepin County.
  • Have household income that is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level Income Guidelines - see chart below.

For income eligibility information for households of 9 or more people, please call 952-933-9639.

To Apply

Please note: 

  • Water Program grants are limited to once per program year (July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025) per eligible household. The program year of each application is based on the signature date.
  • Applicants will be served in the order that complete applications and documentation are received.

To apply for the Water Program:

  • Complete an application packet.
  • Provide proof of the last 30 days of income for all adults in the household.
    • This includes all sources of income, such as wages, public benefits, social security, child support, etc.
    • If you have not received any income for the last 30 days, complete the Verification of Zero Income form on page 7 of the application packet.
  • Provide proof of the household size. Examples include a lease listing all household members, a current tax return, or a benefits statement.
  • Provide a copy of your past-due water bill from one of the municipal water suppliers in Hennepin County.
  • If your water bill is in your landlord's name: Provide proof that you pay the water bill. Examples include a scanned check or bank statement showing a prior water bill payment. 

To Submit Your Application Materials

You may submit your application materials in one of the following ways:

  • Email:  
  • Mail: CAP-HC Water Program
             7101 Northland Circle N, Suite 123
             Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
  • In person: drop off your application and additional documentation at one of CAP-HC's offices. Visit our Locations page for addresses and hours.

We will review your application materials and follow up with you for next steps. 

If you have any questions about Water Assistance, please email us at

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