No matter what else we have to deal with, rain will keep coming.

Unflood Ontario is a collaborative movement dedicated to reducing the impact of flooding on Ontario, starting in Niagara, Toronto, and Durham.

Learn about natural solutions

Green Solutions Hold Water.

Before global warming, traditional, human-built infrastructure was adequate for avoiding floods, by sending untreated stormwater and pollutants from rain-resistant surfaces into sewers and water bodies. But more rain means more floods. Cost-effective, sustainable and beautiful, natural infrastructure can complement and sometimes replace traditional solutions, while bringing
communities together to make it real.

How to Unflood Ontario

LEARN HOW TREES CAN HELP

Natural infrastructure absorbs water, filters pollutants, and keeps it all away from waterways sewers and homes.

LEARN HOW GREEN ROOFS CAN HELP

Flood are Canada’s #1 property insurance claim. A basement flood costs on average $43,000 in damage.

LEARN HOW DEPAVING CAN HELP

The natural infrastructure sector is a huge job engine in Ontario, creating 122,000 jobs in 2018 alone.

LEARN HOW RAIN GARDENS CAN HELP

Homeowners can implement many natural solutions at minimal cost.

LEARN HOW RAINBARRELS CAN HELP

Natural infrastructure reduced localized flooding and its economic and community impacts.

A major 2013 flood cost Toronto residents over $1 billion in insurable losses, infrastructure repairs and city staff time.
A major 2013 flood cost Toronto residents over $1 billion in insurable losses, infrastructure repairs and city staff time.
Did you know that reducing your flood risks could lower your insurance rates?
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Did you know that reducing your flood risks could lower your insurance rates?
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