For many years, the risk of flooding cause damage and even loss of life in many regions of Québec. Floods occur mainly during the spring thaw, the melting of the snow and during heavy rains, in the summer. However, in recent years, high water occurs in other seasons, even in winter. Municipalities must pay more attention to clues and potential causes of flooding in their territory and take appropriate action to protect their citizens and critical infrastructure. Citizens must take steps to protect themselves and their property.
In case of rise in the water level, here is useful information for citizens.
- In Case of Flooding
- Preparing for Disasters
Here are some information and tips you can use to prepare yourself to cope during emergency situations to protect you and your family from danger.
- Flood Monitoring of Flow Rates and Level of Several Waterways (in French).