Basement Flooding Study Area 57 has experienced basement and recurring surface flooding during past extreme storm events. The study area is located in the West Hill and Guildwood Parkway area.
The study will determine the contributing factors for surface and basement flooding and recommend solutions to improve the City’s sewer system and overland drainage routes in order to mitigate flooding problems.
Based on investigations of drainage and flooding, the City has evaluated a number of alternative solutions and is recommending:
For more information on the recommended sewer improvements for the area, please view the Public Consultation tab below.
During heavy rain, sewers can become overloaded with stormwater runoff. This puts pressure on the City’s sewer systems and overland drainage routes, such as roads, local rivers and streams, which can lead to basement flooding.
Recommended solutions to address flooding included: