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Report a Problem with a Ditch

Use this service to report:

  • Cracked grates or frames
  • Pavement or ground collapsing/crumbling/settling around the ditch inlet
  • Debris (i.e. sticks, rocks, leaves or other foreign material) in the ditch inlet
  • Sides of the ditch have become too steep
  • The water in the ditch is stagnant and not draining into the inlet
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To submit a request you will need to:


1. Provide a valid Mississauga street address

You need to provide the street address for this service request. If the address cannot be found in our system you may need to call 3-1-1 to make your request.

2. Provide your contact information and email

Your email address will be used to send you a confirmation, and to help you receive status updates on your request.

Please confirm the following:


I am not reporting flooding on the street from a blocked ditch

To report flooding on the street call 3-1-1

This ditch or ditch inlet is not creating a hazard or public safety risk.

If a ditch or ditch inlet is causing a public safety risk and is therefore dangerous call 3-1-1.

I am not reporting an individual pouring an unknown liquid into the ditch

To report individual pouring liquid in a ditch or ditch inlet call 3-1-1

I am not requesting to have my ditch filled in

To request a ditch to be filled call 3-1-1

I agree to the following terms.

Your personal information is collected in accordance with sections 11(1) and 227(c) of the Municipal Act, 2001. The personal information will be used by City of Mississauga Staff for responding to your service request and/or inquiry. We may also follow-up with you or collect feedback once the service request has been closed. Questions regarding this collection should be addressed to Manager, 3-1-1 Citizen Contact Centre, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5B 3C1. Telephone 3-1-1 or 905-615-4311 outside Mississauga.

Start Date

An inspection will start within 3 business days and the area made safe. 

End Date

If further work is required, it will be incorporated within the maintenance schedule.