Did you know that in addition to providing quality drinking water and treating wastewater, Toronto Water also helps deal with rain water and melted snow? It may not seem as important as drinking water and wastewater treatment, but managing stormwater is essential to improving the health of our waterways and reducing basement flooding.
Protecting your home against basement flooding.
Disconnecting downspout(s) from the sewer system can reduce the risk of basement flooding and releasing polluted rainwater into our local waterways.It is mandatory for property owners to disconnect their downspouts.
From around the home and in the garden to at work, Toronto Water offers programs and advice for saving water and money while helping the environment.
Learn more about what the City is doing to protect and improve the water quality of Toronto's streams, rivers and Lake Ontario.
This information applies to you if you want to encroach into (i.e., build something in, on, under or over) an easement (City property). Read on to find out exactly what this all means.
Information about reverse slope driveway exemption applications
This information applies to you if you want to install a storm connection to the City's sewer system.