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City of Des Moines Offers Rebate on Sump Pump Installation

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 by Francine Maglione

Good news for Des Moines homeowners looking to make an improvement to their water system in their house. The city has established a rebate for property owners that have a licensed professional redirect one or more of the eligible sources of water infiltration and inflow to an outlet other than the sanitary sewer system. This includes sump pump installation in Des Moines, which is a service that Midwest Basement Systems is able to reliably provide to homeowners.

Under the program, the city of Des Moines will make a Private Property Protection Program reimbursement of up to $1,000. The work must be performed and completed between June 1, 2008, and June 30, 2014 to be eligible for the rebate. The following work is eligible:

  • The installation or redirection of a sump pump to discharge flows from foundation drains and area drains to a non-sanitary sewer outlet such as a rain garden, storm sewer, or the ground surface.
  • The disconnection of roof leaders from the sanitary sewer service.
  • The installation of backwater valve.

The work must be an improvement to an existing home located in Des Moines and must be performed by a licensed plumber. Get more information on the rebate here:

Based in Des Moines, Iowa, Midwest Basement Systems specializes in basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, mold control, and foundation repair in Iowa. Midwest Basement Systems has been waterproofing basements in the greater Des Moines, IA area since 1995, and is the exclusive dealer of Basement Systems products in central Iowa. For more information or to schedule a free estimate for sump pump installation in Des Moines, visit

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