The City of Toronto Water Supply By-law (Municipal Code, Chapter 851) defines the roles and responsibilities of both property owners and the City to improve operational efficiency and protect the integrity of the water supply system.
- provides enforcement mechanisms for failure to fulfill the By-law, including:
- allows Toronto Water to recover costs for activities beyond normal service
- mandates the installation of water meters at all properties
- mandates the installation of a backflow prevention device at specific businesses