Rockford Water extends program to help struggling families pay bills

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A program that helps those struggling pay for a critical service in Rockford is extended. The hardship program helps cover the cost of city water bills.

The program started in 2018. COVID-19 has created more need. Rockford Water increased its budget for the program to $100,000.

To apply for help, call Rockford’s Human Services Department at (815)-987-5782.

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