Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 until further notice

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 $32,300 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

To apply by mail visit the application site or call (215) 685-6300.

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

Apply in person

Visit a Neighborhood Energy Center to work with a representative to fill out your application. Bring photocopies of all your paperwork. You will still need to mail in your application when finished.

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