The City of St. Catharines Flood Alleviation Program (FLAP) provides grants of up to $3,500 to homeowners who have or are at risk of having a sanitary back-up as a result of sewer surcharging.
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.
A funding allocation to a maximum of $4000 is available to assist the homeowner with the improvements.