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York Region-TRCA Erosion Monitoring and Maintenance Partnership Program: Clean Water and Wastewater Fund Grant Projects(page)

On May 24, 2017, the Regional Municipality of York (York Region) received provincial and federal funding through the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) program. The objectives of the CWWF are to: Improve reliability of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems and meet legislated standards and guidelines; Rehabilitate and modernize Ontario’s aging infrastructure; and Accelerate... Read more

Innovation at the Islands: Controlling Erosion at Gibraltar Point(news)

Since spring 2018, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) Environmental Monitoring and Data Management team, in partnership with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, has been monitoring fish communities and turbidity conditions in support of the Gibraltar Point Erosion Control Project at the Toronto Islands. This data will determine baseline environmental conditions before construction begins on the... Read more
Innovation at the Islands: Controlling Erosion at Gibraltar Point

The Shape of Water Management: GTA Faces Complex Challenges(news)

To mark World Water Day 2018, TRCA is sharing the following article, which first appeared in Revitalization News on December 15, 2017. Not long ago, Barry Laverick was invited to his daughter’s fourth grade class in Markham, Ontario to talk about water. The students at Roy H. Crosby Elementary School were studying the Great Lakes... Read more
The Shape of Water Management: GTA Faces Complex Challenges

Understand – Stormwater Management(page)

Toronto and Region Conservation has developed criteria to provide guidance in the planning and design of stormwater management infrastructure for developers, consultants, municipalities, and landowners. TRCA’s Stormwater Management Criteria document outlines the processes and infrastructure needed to address flooding, water quality, erosion, water balance, and natural heritage. It was developed based on the principle that the establishment... Read more

Stormwater Management(page)

Stormwater management practices help minimize the impact of polluted runoff flowing into lakes and streams, and reduce the strain that stormwater places on municipal infrastructure. Stormwater refers to rainwater and melted snow that flows over roads, parking lots, lawn and other sites in urban areas. Under natural conditions, stormwater is intercepted by vegetation and then absorbed... Read more
Stormwater Management

Property Management(page)

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) owns 118 residential rental homes, rents more than 2,534 acres of land for farming purposes and has 15 lease, trail, and field school agreements. Rentals and Leases TRCA’s rental homes are located in the City of Toronto and the Regions of Durham, Peel and York. These houses are in... Read more

Fishleigh Drive Erosion Control Project(page)

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is undertaking remedial erosion control works along a portion of the Lake Ontario shoreline located at the base of the Scarborough Bluffs below the eastern extent of Fishleigh Drive in the City of Toronto. Project Location Fishleigh Drive is located west of Bluffer’s Park, atop the table lands of... Read more

Amberlea Creek Erosion Control Project – Completed(page)

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Pickering, has completed the construction of erosion control works within Amberlea Creek (Vistula Ravine) and abutment protection works at the existing pedestrian bridge. Construction started in the winter of 2014 and was completed in the summer of 2015. Photographs of Project Site Amberlea Creek... Read more

Gibraltar Point Erosion Control Project(page)

PROJECT STATUS: Latest Updates June 2021 Both the nearshore reef and the groyne structure are complete! We are now beginning to implement the final phase of this project: the Sand Dune. This phase will complement the nearshore reef and protective groyne and further mitigate erosion, restoring the shoreline and dune habitat. This project will include... Read more

Flood Risk Management(page)

The mission of Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is to protect, conserve and restore natural resources, and develop resilient communities through education, the application of science, community engagement, service excellence, and collaboration with its partners. To that end, a principal mandate of TRCA is to reduce the risk to life and damage to property... Read more
Flood Risk Management
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