A Toronto water main break during a cold snap earlier this month caused damage to roads and delayed traffic for hours. Photo: Kerry Freek

It should be no surprise: with cold snaps come main breaks. These seasonal calamities often begin with small leaks in aging infrastructure that are undetected or ignored by municipalities. Some cities, such as Halifax, carefully monitor leaks and make more informed decisions about fixes. What’s your opinion on leaky infrastructure?

If you’d like to elaborate, be sure to leave a comment. We’ll choose a few to publish in the March/April 2012 issue of Water Canada.

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