Customer Assistance Program

Brighton Center - A Community of SupportSD1 has partnered with the Brighton Center to establish a Customer Assistance Program for low-volume customers who qualify for financial assistance.

The program offers a 20% discount on residential sanitary sewer bills and is available to SD1 customers who meet the following qualifications:

  • At or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines (see chart)
  • At or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines for customers who are 65 years of age or older
  • "Usage factor" of 2 or 3 on an SD1 bill dated August 2020 or later

2020 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States & DC

Number of Persons in Family / HouseholdPoverty Guideline150% of Poverty Guideline200% of Poverty Guideline
1$12,760$19,140$25,520
2$17,240$25,860$34,480
3$21,720$32,580$43,440
4$26,200$39,300$52,400
5$30,680$46,020$61,360
6$35,160$52,740$70,320
7$39,640$59,460$79,280
8$44,120$66,180$88,240


More than 8 Persons

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,600 for each additional person to determine poverty guideline and then multiply by 150% or 200%, as applicable.

Additional Information

For additional information about the program or how to apply, please contact the Brighton Center at 859-491-8303, ext. 2316 or email Sanitation Discount.