Toronto’s Storm Water Management Practices: Are They Adequate?


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Toronto's Storm Water Management Practices: Are They Adequate?
In the context of sustainability in new urban environments, the use and conservation of storm water is a necessary challenge to manage. Although, in the past, storm water has been known to increase the level of pollutants in city sewage and water distribution systems, it is now being eyed as a resource which can help to offset dwindling supplies of freshwater through increased populations and industrialization. To help create a water sensitive city, it is necessary for urban planners to assess the utilization of storm water as a resource over the long term.
To this end, the City of Toronto needs to evaluate its current storm water strategy. At present, as noted by...
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