Sewer Connection Program

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The Town's Sewer Connection Program is a grant program to help income-qualified Hilton Head Island homeowners and renters connect their single-family homes to public sewer.

The program is made available with funding the Town received through the federal government's American Rescue Plan Act.

You may be eligible for the Sewer Connection program if you:

  • Are a Hilton Head Island resident who owns or rents the home. You must also occupy the home.
  • Do not qualify for assistance from the Project SAFE (Sewer Access for Everyone) program or only approved for partial assistance from Project SAFE.
  • Have a household income that does not exceed 100 percent of the Area Median Income for Beaufort County. See the income guidelines below.
Income Eligibility Guidelines
Number of Household Members Annual Income Limit ($)
1 $60,700
2 $69,400
3 $78,100
4 $86,700
5 $93,700
6 $100,600
7 $107,600
8 $114,500

How to Apply

Qualified Hilton Head Island homeowners and renters must apply to the Project SAFE Program prior to applying for the Town's Sewer Connection Program.

Step 1. Apply for a Project SAFE Grant at the Deep Well Project

Request a Project SAFE application from:

Hilton Head Island Deep Well Project
80 Capital Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
843-785-2849
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Application Submittal:

Completed application may be dropped off at Deep Well or emailed to Paperwork@deepwellproject.org.

  • Deep Well staff will review applications and determine eligibility.
  • Deep Well volunteers are available to assist people who need help completing the application.
  • Households ineligible for a Project SAFE grant may be referred to the Town's Sewer Connection Program for consideration.

Project SAFE Application


Step 2. Apply to the Town's Sewer Connection Program

Households ineligible for a Project SAFE grant or are only approved for partial assistance from Project SAFE may be referred to the Town's Sewer Connection Program for consideration.

Sewer Connection Program Application


Questions?

Contact Missy Luick, Community Planning Manager, at MissyL@hiltonheadislandsc.gov or 843-341-4693


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