Ontario's Leaky Sewer Problem


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When people envision flooding, they usually picture massive rainstorms flooding yards and basements, or rivers cresting over their banks. According to Barbara Robinson, president of Norton Engineering, one of the most common types of household flooding isn't caused by rain, but by brand new leaky sewer pipes. She joins Steve Paikin to discuss why these leaks are happening at an alarming rate, and the damage this is causing to cities and the province.

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