1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1
Phone: Dial 311 or
Toll free: 1-866-442-5866
Email Halton Region
Thank you for your interest in the Basement Flooding Prevention Subsidy Program. In response to recent flood events and subsequent increase in interest in the program, Halton Region has changed the method of delivering this program in order to accelerate the application process and provide the best possible service to our residents. Residents are no longer required to have an initial assessment done by Halton Region.
An overloaded sewer (known as surcharging) usually happens during severe rainstorms. Sewers can become overloaded due to excessive water flow from:
Halton Region recognizes that a flooded basement can be one of the most stressful and disruptive events associated with being a homeowner. In order to assist homeowners reduce the potential for future flooding from a backup of the sanitary sewer system, Halton Region is providing a one-time Basement Flood Prevention Subsidy, up to a maximum of $2,725.00, to assist:
Halton residents who have a history of basement floods caused by a backup or surcharge of the sanitary sewer system.
Halton residents who have not experienced flooding but would like to correct improper storm water connections and install a backwater valve.
A one-time subsidy up to a maximum of $2,725.00. Please see the table below for a breakdown of the maximum allowance.
* Homeowners will only quality for this subsidy if they have demonstrated they do not have any downspout or weeping tile/foundation drain connections to the sanitary sewer or coinciding with measures to eliminate these connections.
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The homeowner coordinates all of the necessary work, as follows:
Please mail or drop off all required information to:
If you have any questions or require more information about the subsidy application process, please dial 311.
For additional information on the Basement Flooding Prevention Subsidy Program, dial 311 or email Access Halton.
For problems or questions regarding this site, please email Halton
or dial 311 or 905-825-6000
Toll free 1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866) | TTY: 905-827-9833
Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .