What is Stormwater?

Stormwater grateDid 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.

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Mandatory Downspout Disconnection

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.

Water Efficiency

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.

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