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Spring Floods - Preventive Measures

 

ACTUAL SITUATION:

 

The Montreal Civil Security Center has lifted the state of emergency as of May 8th, 2019, however, considering the water level and the forecasts, the level of activation mode INTERVENTION 2 is maintained.

Weather forecasts predict heavy rainfall starting Friday morning which could leave 20 to 40 mm of rain in the watersheds of the Ottawa River. This precipitation could increase water flow of the Carillon Dam, which could increase water levels by 15 cm (6 inches).

 

Despite the decline in water levels of Lac des Deux-Montagnes over the past few days, significant variations in water levels may still occur. Therefore, it is essential to maintain the dikes and provide increased monitoring of their integrity.

Dikes will be dismantled when we reach RECOVERY mode, at which time the City will send out a newsletter. We ask all citizens to be remain patient and supportive.

 

ROAD CLOSURE

The Chemin de l'Anse-à-l'Orme, between Senneville Road, Gouin Boulevard and North of Timberlea-Trail, remains closed in both directions until further notice following infrastructure security inspections.

  

AFFECTED ZONES ● IMMEDIATE WASTE DISPOSAL MEASURES

 

DEBRIS:Containers are available. However, it is forbidden to dispose of the sand bags in these containers.

  • near the Ile-aux-Tourtes bridge
  • On Phillips Avenue in the Michel Legault Park 

BRANCHES AND RESIDUAL WOOD: A contractor will be passing through the affected areas over the next few days to collect and shred branches and wood residues (make sure to respect the disposal measures). 

SAND BAGS: Please note that they will be picked up in « RECOVERY » mode ONLY.

 

« RECOVERY » MODE ONLY  Containers explicitly for used sand bags will also be located near the Ile-aux-Tourtes bridge and on Phillips Avenue in the Michel Legault Park.

 

Residents will also be able to place used sand bags or stone dust at the curb and contact (514) 457-6020 to schedule collection. The bags must be stacked on the wooden pallets placed with the openings facing the street and placed at the curb. 

If a situation seems unusual, please contact the Town Hall at 514-457-6020 or 514-630-1234 after office hours.  In the case of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.