Halton. Public Works

Site: Oakville - Halton Regional Centre

Service: Enhanced Basement Flooding Prevention Subsidy Program

Record #: OAK0100
Last Full Update: 10 Jul 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
E-Mail accesshalton@halton.ca
Website www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Water-and-Environment/Enhanced-Basement-Flooding-Prevention-Subsidy-Prog
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Agency Information

Established 2019
Funding Regional / Municipal

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

The Enhanced Basement Flooding Prevention Subsidy program offers financial support for residents who make home improvements that can help reduce the risk of basement flooding during severe wet weather There are four subsidy programs available:

  • Downspout Disconnection: 100% subsidy, up to a maximum of $500
  • Sump Pump Installation, combined with weeping tile disconnection: 100% subsidy, up to a maximum of $5,000
  • Backwater Valve Installation: 50% subsidy, up to a maximum of $675
  • Sewer Lateral (pipe) lining or repair: 50% subsidy, up to a maximum of $2,000

Visit the Halton Region website for more information on the subsidy program


Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Visit the website for eligibility information

Apply to a program:

  1. Download the application and the waiver forms from the website
  2. Follow additional steps pertinent to each different subsidy program
  3. Submit a completed application and waiver form, along with the required documentation outlined on the application form, using one of the methods listed below

Residents are encouraged to send applications by email or by mail:

  • Scan and email to basementfloodingsubsidy@halton.ca
  • Upload larger files, such as CCTV video, to the online Dropbox platform OR
  • Mail to: Halton Region Public Works c/o Systems & Outreach Administrator Woodlands Operation Centre 1179 Bronte Road, Oakville, ON L6M 4G3 OR
  • Place the application form in the drop-box available at the front of Halton Regional Centre, located at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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Mailing Address c/o Systems & Outreach Administrator, Public Works, Wastewater Services 
Woodlands Operation Centre 
1179 Bronte Rd 
Oakville, ON L6M 4G3
Physical Access Not Applicable - Mailing address

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Income Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs
Service Categories Basement Flooding Prevention Programs

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