Evolution of Stormwater Management in Ontario

Glenn MacMillan, C.E.T.

The effective management of stormwater is essential to ensure the protection of our watersheds. Rapid urbanization, ageing infrastructure, greater climatic variability, and the need for enhanced sustainability of our urban water resources pose significant challenges for conventional stormwater management. Innovative approaches are required to mitigate flooding and erosion and prevent water quality and aquatic habitat degradation. This presentation will provide an overview of the past, present and future of stormwater management in Ontario.


Presented by Glenn MacMillan, C.E.T.

Glenn MacMillan is the Senior Manager of Water and Energy with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority. He has over 30 years experience working in the stormwater and erosion and sediment control industry. He has participated on numerous international, national and provincial committees and boards related to stormwater management and erosion and sediment control. He is the President of the Canadian Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association and is the Chair of the CSA Technical Committee responsible for developing national Erosion and Sediment Control Standards for Canada.