Backwater Valve Rebate - Toronto Ontario

Protect Your Home From Basement Flooding Damage

The City of Toronto has been hard at work, making improvements to the complex underground plumbing systems and upgrading catch basins, sewers, and underground pipes. However, you should not rely on that alone to protect your basement from being flooded. That’s why we are providing customer with exciting information about obtaining a Backwater Valve Rebate.

Severe weather conditions have been on the increase due to global warming, and that increases the importance of homeowners taking the required actions to reduce the risks of basement flooding.

In order to help property owners, the city offers backwater valve rebates to owners of residential homes who install backwater valves, sump pumps and other flood protection devices on their properties.

To qualify for the rebate, your plumbing contractor must hold a valid City of Toronto plumbing licence for the specific work performed, as different contractors are licensed and eligible to perform different types of plumbing work.

Backwater valve Installation: The available subsidy is 80 per cent of the invoiced cost up to a maximum of $1,250 regardless of the number of devices installed at the property, including eligible labour, materials, permit and taxes.

Did you know there is also a Sump Pump rebate? Sump Pump Installation: The available subsidy for these following services is 80% of a maximum of $1,750. Including the amount of installation, labour, ...

Plumbing and Heating contractors, such as Hoerner Heating & Plumbing, are licensed to perform: 

Additionally, in order to be eligible for the backwater valve rebate, your application must meet all the conditions of the subsidy. Therefore, it is important to work with a reputable, licensed City of Toronto licensed contractor.

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Backwater Valve Rebate - Eligible Work


Now is the time to take advantage of the opportunity to protect your home and get a backwater valve rebate at the same time. Eligible work includes:


  • backwater valve installation
  • replacement of your existing backwater valve
  • backwater valve alarm installation
  • sump pump installation
  • replacement of your sump pump
  • sump pump alarm installation
  • installation of backup power for your sump pump


Disconnecting your home's downspouts from the eavestrough is not eligible for a subsidy.

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