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 2021 or later

2021 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States & DC

Number of Persons in Family / HouseholdPoverty Guideline150% of Poverty Guideline200% of Poverty Guideline
1$12,880$19,320$25,760
2$17,420$26,130$34,840
3$21,960$32,940$43,920
4$26,500$39,750$53,000
5$31,040$46,560$62,080
6$35,580$53,370$71,160
7$40,120$60,180$80,240
8$44,660$66,990$89,320


More than 8 Persons

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,540 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.