Leaks, Flooding and Drainage
Learn more about the combination of drainage strategies used to reduce the risk of flooding in your homes, businesses, properties and public areas.
Whether you are digging to find a leaking water pipe or plugged sewer pipe, planting a tree, or building a fence or deck, it is important to know where all the underground pipes run.
Leaks, floods, backups and blockages can create hazards. Occasionally a portion of a water or sewer system can break down on private or public property.
Fats, oils and grease (FOG) can create blockages in our sewer system.
Be on the lookout for opportunities to reduce the risk of flooding and drainage problems in and around your property
The storm sewer system exists solely to transport rainwater and melted snow from our streets and parkways back to the river.
You may need to shut off the water supply to your property to find the source of a water leak or to do construction or renovation work that affects plumbing systems.