Alternative Rain Irrigation 
               Call us Today! (515)282-9292     

                                          Commercial & Residential Irrigation , Landscape Lighting 

We believe you deserve to receive service that makes life a little bit better.
We aim to remove worry, treat you fairly, and leave you with a quality experience. 

Why do we do what we do?
The hours are long, the problems can be tough to solve.
The boots are always wet and the shovel is never far.
We do this because it is our gift to serve. We have put time, practice, and effort into continuously learning our craft so we can effectively and efficiently perform any service necessary to your irrigation system.

Our New Location

Alternative Rain is now located in Ankeny Iowa and are proud members of the Ankeny Area Chamber of commerce. 
We chose this location because it puts us right in a central service area to be able to swiftly address your needs. 
Normal business hours are 8:00am-5pm M-F

Meet the crew! 


Brian Sullivan

Nickname: Sully

  1. Favorite Hobby: Going to concerts!
  2. I’m really good at: seeing tasks through start to finish
  3. You may not know this about me: I’m a Sagittarius, love puppies & long walks on the beach
  4. My passion in life is: to be as good at everything in life as I can possibly be
  5. I love my job because: of the freedom allowed, being outside & working with people
  6. If I were a superhero my superpower would be: to be in 2 places at once (cloning)
  7. My birthday is in the month of: December
  8. My favorite holiday is ___ because: Christmas because of how happy everytone is, especially the kids!
  9. On a funny scale of 1-10 I rate myself a: 10
  10. My favorite Quote “It’s like Déjà vu all over again”

Elizabeth Sullivan

Nickname: Beth

  1. Favorite Hobby: Weightlifting
  2. I’m really good at: being optimistic, resourceful, and adapting to situations.
  3. You may not know this about me: I am deaf in my left ear.
  4. My passion in life is: empowering women with self confidence through nutrition, physical activity, & mindset
  5. I love my job because: I am on a mission of providing quality service with a great team!
  6. If I were a superhero my superpower would be: super strength
  7. My birthday is in the month of: August
  8. My favorite holiday is ___ because: Thanksgiving because gratitude is the center of everything
  9. On a funny scale of 1-10 I rate myself a: 7
  10. My favorite Quote “She believes she can, so she does"

Ben Wellman

Nickname: Bwell

  1. Favorite Hobby: Watching Sports
  2. I’m really good at: shooting hoops…I like to think so..
  3. You may not know this about me: I have a dog named Jersey, and a cat named Wendy
  4. My passion in life is: Music. I love listening to music and I don’t know what I’d do without it
  5. I love my job because: I enjoy working outdoors and breaking a sweat on the job
  6. If I were a superhero my superpower would be: I wish I could teleport, that would make life much easier
  7. My birthday is in the month of: February
  8. My favorite holiday is ___ because: Christmas because of all the family that is able to get together around that time and catch up.
  9. On a funny scale of 1-10 I rate myself a: Gotta be a 10 right? LOL

Vicki Monk

Nickname: momma vic

  1. Favorite Hobby: is being on the lake
  2. I’m really good at: quilting
  3. You may not know this about me: I love to ride horses
  4. My passion in life is: living each moment to the fullest
  5. I love my job because: It feels like family
  6. If I were a superhero my superpower would be: Warp drive
  7. My birthday is in the month of: August
  8. My favorite holiday is ___ because: July 4th because of the fireworks
  9. On a funny scale of 1-10 I rate myself a: 5
  10. My favorite quote "Don't look back, you can't change the past. Live in the moment"