Jul 10, 2013
The City of Mississauga is continuing
to repair damage caused by the July 8th storm.
Parts of Cooksville Creek, Etobicoke Creek and Culham trails were washed out. Parks staff
are working to repair these as quickly as possible. This work is expected to take some time
and we ask for the public's patience as we
complete the repairs.
Region of Peel: www.peelregion.ca
Until further notice, Peel's two-bag
collection limit is waived for residents with flood-related waste items. These items will
be collected on regular collection days. Also, additional collection vehicles may be
dispatched periodically on non-collection days to handle waste remaining at the
In addition, all Peel Region CRCs will
be waiving tipping fees for flood-related waste to assist residents with their clean-up
efforts. Residents are encouraged to visit Fewster CRC as it is better equipped to
handle additional traffic. Locations and
hours of operations are listed at www.peelregion.ca/pw/waste/crc.
All Household Hazardous Waste
(HHW) can to be taken to a CRC for safe disposal, free of charge. Household hazardous waste
must not be included in garbage or recycling collection, or poured down the drain. Some
household hazardous waste can be dropped off at participating retail stores and service
stations. Visit makethedrop.ca to find a
If your gas appliances have come into
contact with water call your service provider or a licensed HVAC. You can locate a contractor
through the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada website at www.hrai.ca or in the phone book under Heating Contractors or
Appliances - Sales & Services.
If your sewer line is blocked, before
doing any work to clear it beyond the outside walls of a building, call Ontario One Call at
1-800-400-2255 to request a free Natural Gas Sewer Safety Inspection.
Remember that just because there is no
more visible water, doesn't mean your appliances are safe to use.