City is seeking your input on a proposed splitting of your water bill to charge for the stormwater management portion separately.
Stormwater is rain and melted snow. Generally, the more hard surfaces a property has the more stormwater will flow off and into the sewer system. An increase in extreme storms, combined with more paved surfaces in the city is resulting in more stormwater making its way into the sewer system, which has led to an increase in flooded basements and poor water quality in local waterways including Lake Ontario. Continue reading “Have Your Say on the Proposed Stormwater Charge”