Water, gas & utilities

Senior citizen water bill discount

If you are a senior citizen living in Philadelphia, you may qualify for a 25% discount on your water and sewer bill. To receive the discount, you must:

  • Be at least 65 years old.
  • Live at the address listed on the application.
  • Have the water and sewer bill in your name.
  • Have a total annual income (for all household members) of $31,500 or less.

To apply for the discount, you must complete an application form. You’ll also need to provide photocopies of documents that establish proof of your age, address, and household income. Examples of acceptable documents are listed on the application form.

Apply by mail

When you have completed your application, send it to:

Philadelphia Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 41496
Philadelphia, PA 19101-1496

Apply in person

If you prefer to apply in person, visit the Department of Revenue’s service center at:

Municipal Services Building - Public Services Concourse
1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19102