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Water Well Trust Water Access Program

Water Well Trust

The Water Well Trust (WWT) and its partners provide funding for wells and/or septic systems for low‐income families nationwide that need safe drinking water or wastewater systems.


To be eligible for a loan, you must meet all following eligibility criteria:

  • Deed or mortgage for home and property in applicant’s name.

  • Applicant must be the occupant(s) of the property.

  • Home must be applicant’s primary residence.

  • No new construction, must have occupied the property for at least one year.

  • No reliable source of water to the home and no option to connect to a public water utility or sewer.

  • Gross annual household income based on your state’s median non-metropolitan household income. 

Application Instructions

To apply, complete this online form and WWT will contact you.

Or contact WWT by calling (202) 625-4383 or by email at




Water Well Trust

Financial Instrument


Updated March 22, 2024

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