City of Fort Smith utility customers will receive a double-sided insert with their July billing statement containing information about low-income assistance programs – Project Concern, Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP), and Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) 

Project Concern is a utility assistance program established by the City of Fort Smith to provide relief to low-income customers who use utility services solely for residential purposes.

SEP is a program which was developed as part of an agreement with the EPA. It was designed to help low-income homeowners pay for private sewer line repairs.

For applications and related questions about the state-funded Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), please visit