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Preventative Plumbing Program


This program provides financial assistance to homeowners who are considering undertaking work on their own home to reduce the risk of sewage backup. It is intended to reduce the amount of groundwater or stormwater that enters the sanitary sewer systems and results in the system being overwhelmed during periods of rapid snow melt or heavy rainfall.

The information linked from this page describes how the program works, what sort of assistance it offers and the eligibility criteria. For more information, contact customer service at 613-546-1181.

Use water wisely!

A key part of managing water on your property is through the wisest water conservation practices. Get helpful advice and tips from our webpages on water conservation.

Frequently asked questions

Maybe you’re wondering if the program is for you, how it works, or what’s covered. Check out our list of the most frequently asked questions about the Preventative Plumbing Program.

Terms and conditions

Be sure to review the terms and conditions before you complete the application form. 

Apply today

Complete and submit your application form BEFORE starting eligible works. 

First review the frequently asked questions, program guide, and terms and conditions.

Apply now using our online form.