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June 30, 2018 Storm Event Community Survey Questionnaire

The City of Ankeny Municipal Utilities Department is conducting a community survey regarding storm sewers and sanitary sewers. All Ankeny residents and property owners are encouraged to fill out the survey.

During the evening of June 30, 2018, portions of central Iowa experienced a historic amount of precipitation in a short period of time. Up to 10 inches of rainfall fell in some areas of Ankeny. Many residents and businesses experienced damage to their property due to surface water flooding and/or basement back-ups.

Prior to this historic rainfall, the City of Ankeny was conducting two studies to evaluate its storm sewers and sanitary sewers. As part of the research process for the studies, input from residents is needed to help identify problem areas in Ankeny; this will aid in the prioritization of capital improvement projects that will improve our storm sewers and sanitary sewers. Your input on the type and extent of flood related issues experienced at your property is crucial to this process. If your property did not experience problems, you are still encouraged to fill out the survey.

Please complete this short online survey no later than April 30, 2019.

Take the Survey Now

Would you rather complete the survey on paper? Download it now or obtain a paper copy from and return to any of the following locations:

  • City Hall, 410 W. First St.
  • Public Services Building, 220 W. First St.
  • Kirkendall Public Library, 1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive

Thank You! 

Flood Recovery Services and Resources

Community partners from the follow organization can provide resources and assistance for individuals impacted by the floods:

Polk County Health Department – medical assessment, help with medications and tetanus vaccines

Polk County Health Services – mental health services and resources

Polk County Public Works – pumps to assist cleaning out basements

Polk County General Assistance – financial assistance

United Way – volunteer coordination

Red Cross – clean up kits, case management and food assistance

MidAmerican Energy – help with gas and electric in homes

IMPACT – provide referrals to resources and case management

Salvation Army – flood recovery kits