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Des Moines Metropolitan
Wastewater Reclamation Authority
3000 Vandalia Road
Des Moines, IA 50317

Services Area

WRA Service Area

The Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority is a regional two-tier utility which joins 17 member communities for the purpose of wastewater conveyance and treatment. The communities of Ankeny, Altoona, Bondurant, Clive, Cumming, Des Moines, Greenfield Plaza Sanitary Sewer District, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Polk County, Urbandale Sanitary Sewer District, Urbandale-Windsor Heights Sanitary Sewer District, Warren County, Waukee and West Des Moines constitute the service area of the WRA. The WRA was established on July 1, 2004 and is managed by a WRA Director and governed by the WRA Board, consisting of 21 appointed members from the 17 constituent communities. The WRA has an annual budget of approximately $34 million funded through sewer fees paid by member communities.