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An Emergency Snow Parking Ban is in effect for West Des Moines from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19. The Emergency Parking Ban applies to all streets in West Des Moines. During an Emergency Parking Ban, cars are subject to a $50 fine and/or towing. 



Water service and billing for all municipal services are provided by West Des Moines Water Works.

MidAmerican Energy is the natural gas and electric service provider for the City of West Des Moines.

Telephone/Internet/Television - see the New Resident Guide for information on providers.

Iowa One Call

Whether you're trenching in a field, planting a tree or digging a foundation, Iowa law requires everyone to locate underground utilities before digging.

  • First, contact Iowa One Call at 811 to begin the discovery process, then
  • Wait 48 hours (excluding Saturday, Sunday, and legal holidays) before any digging begins. Call or click before you dig. This service is FREE and is required by law.