CITY GRANT PROGRAMS
Grant programs are being offered by the city to property owners to provide funding for the installation of devices which provide basement flooding protection. Check your local city’s website to see if you may qualify for a grant that can save you money. Click on the links below for the different funding programs being offered.
SWAP Program Welland
A funding allocation to a maximum of $4000 is available to assist the homeowner with the improvements.
Lead Replacement Program (LRP) Welland
The city of Welland is offering a grant program to property owners with a lead water service pipe or sharing a water service with a neighbour (also referred to as a split water service). LRP works to provide funding to help offset the cost of replacement of the water service. A funding allocation to a maximum of $1500/$2000 is available to assist the property owner with the improvements.
FLAP Program St. Catharines
The city of St. Catharines Flood Alleviation Program (FLAP) provides grants of up to $3500 to homeowners who have or at risk of having a sanitary back-up as a result of sewer surcharging.
WRAP Program Niagara Falls
The city of Niagara Falls is committed to the implementation of a weeping tile removal assistance program (WRAP). The purpose of the WRAP program is to disconnect weeping tile from the sanitary sewer. Reimbursement up to a maximum of $4000 for labour, material, permit and taxes. Backwater Valve to prevent sewage flows from backing up into the basement. Reimbursement up to a maximum of $1200.