Windsor city council approves $5B sewer master plan to help prevent flooding
Published Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:42AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:36AM EDT
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Windsor city council has approved a $4.9-billion sewer master plan expected to help with flood prevention.
The multi-generational plan was approved during Monday’s council meeting. It aims to include major upgrades in all wards of the city to mitigate flooding.
Council gave the greenlight for spending $1.5 million for immediate projects, targeting the hardest hit areas.
The administrative report said insurers paid claims totaling about $300 million after major flooding in 2016 and 2017.