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The average age of pipes is 55 years in Toronto, though some have been in place since the turn of the 20th Century.

Toronto’s aging infrastructure costing millions


By --January 5, 2012

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Engineers are warning that when the mercury drops, Toronto’s century-old system of water mains and pipes are at risk of snapping and flooding streets, as the city faces a repair backlog of $1.7 billion to update its infrastructure.



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