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Downspout disconnection

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<p>New projects should consider remaining independent of municipal storm sewers from the outset. To prevent flooding and achieve stormwater control, widespread use of small, site scale technologies such as downspout disconnection can reduce the size of shared LID installations. </p>
<p>The [https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/120332| Ontario Building Code ] requires that: <br>"Where downspouts are provided and are not connected to a sewer, extensions shall be provided to carry rainwater away from the building in a manner that will prevent soil erosion."[https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/120332]</p>
{{TextBox|1= Recommended strategies to receive downspout runoff include:
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