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Jul 3, 2018

City of Ankeny Flood Debris Management

City of Ankeny Flood Debris Management Plan

The City of Ankeny will be assisting residents with flood damaged items by offering a drop off site and curb side pickup.

Curbside pickup will start July 9
(all items must be placed on the curb by Monday, July 9 at 7 a.m.)

Residents must call 515-964-5229 or email (custserv@ankenysanitation.com) Ankeny Sanitation to request pickup no later than Friday, July 6, 2018.

Flood damaged items accepted for curbside pickup:

  • Household items
  • Carpet (must be rolled up and under 5 ft in length)
  • Drywall
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Plumbing
  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Radios
  • Stereos
  • All other electronics

What is not accepted for curbside pickup?

  • Appliances must be dropped off at the Maintenance Facility. If residents are unable to haul appliances, curbside pickup can be arranged with Ankeny Sanitation, however the resident will be responsible for the removal fee.
  • Yard waste/vegetative materials
  • Hazardous waste – cleaning supplies, batteries, lawn chemicals, oils, oil based paints & stains

 

Drop off site available: July 3, 5, 6
7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
City Maintenance Facility
211 SE Lorenz Drive

Proof of residence is required. Roll-off dumpsters will be available for residents to drop off the following flood damaged items:

Flood damaged items accepted for curbside pickup:

  • Household items
  • Carpet (must be rolled up and under 5 ft in length)
  • Drywall
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Plumbing
  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Radios
  • Stereos
  • All other electronics

Appliances including:

  • Air conditions
  • Dishwashers
  • Freezers
  • Refrigerators
  • Stoves
  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Water heaters
  • Dehumidifiers

 

Assistance will not be available for unloading debris at the drop off site. Tree limbs/branches and yard waste will not be accepted at the drop off site.

Additional Assistance

The City of Ankeny is partnering with Polk County on private property damage assessments due to the flood. If you had water in your basement or experienced any other damages to your home because of flooding, please call 211 (Recovery Center ) for recovery assistance.

Polk County is hosting a flood disaster recovery center located at Polk County River Place, 2309 Euclid Ave. in Des Moines. The center will be open Monday, July 2 from 1 – 6 p.m. and Tuesday, July 3 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. The center will be closed Wednesday, July 4 to reassess resources and services for the reminder of the week.

DART will be providing free rides from the shelter or to the flood disaster recovery center. Individuals can also contact 211 for additional resources and questions regarding the flood recovery center.

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