The Stormwater Utility Division is responsible for stormwater management planning and engineering including flood control and mitigation, responding to residents’ drainage concerns, and improving surface water quality within the City of Des Moines.

Rain Barrel Give-Away  

The City of Des Moines is giving residents a chance at winning a Rain Barrel! All you have to do is complete the short online survey to enter for your chance to win. There will be 3 lucky winners announced the week of August 11th. Good luck and thanks for participating. The deadline to complete the survey is August 10th.  Click HERE to see the Rain Barrel Drawing Rules.


Report Stormwater Concerns 

To report any stormwater concerns, such as illicit discharges, drainage concerns, connections or polluted runoff from a construction site please contact the City’s 24-Hour customer service hotline at (515) 283-4950.