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Stormwater Utility Program Coming to Mississauga January 2016

Dec 11, 2013

Today, Council approved a stormwater utility program with a target date of January 2016. The charge will appear on the Region of Peel Water bill.   
 
Staff will be reporting back to Council with more detail on the program.
 
Stormwater Service and Infrastructure
 
The City manages the water runoff from rain and snow melt through its stormwater management program. Most of the City’s stormwater infrastructure is hidden underground. It operates daily as a citywide network to prevent flooding, keep roads safe and protect water quality. Stormwater infrastructure and service includes:
 
• storm sewers
• curbside drains
• stormwater management ponds
• bridges and culverts
• stream rehabilitation
• flood mitigation works
• maintenance and rehabilitation of existing infrastructure
• environmental compliance
• emergency response and clean up
• street sweeping
• by-law enforcement
 
To learn more about stormwater visit the City’s stormwater management program site.
For more information on the stormwater utility program and how it will work read, Stormwater Financing Study, Phase 2 (Implementation Project) - Implementation Plan.
                                                        
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Media Contact:
Catherine Monast
Senior Communications Advisor
Transportation and Works
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5046
catherine.monast@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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