Kirstin Davis, Communications Manager - Public Works & Utilities, 509.625.7773
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2:10 p.m.
The City of Spokane is reminding its utility customers that the statewide moratorium on water shutoffs and late fees expires on September 30; the moratorium had been in place since March 2020.
The City remains committed to assisting customers while our community recovers from the pandemic. Interest-free payment plans are available for residential and commercial customers today. An easy-to-use online form is available on the City’s web site.
Low-income households facing financial hardship also can seek help through a couple of programs, including:
The City is tracking other possible sources of financial assistance and will provide updated information as more programs become available.
Meanwhile, Mayor Nadine Woodward and the City Council will consider a transition period for customers to get up to date on utility payments following the end of the moratorium. For more information on City utility bills and payment options, call 3-1-1.