Protection of watercourses
Each year, the Municipality, in collaboration with MRC de Memphrémagog, offers shrubs at a reduced cost to its citizens.
Obstruction in a watercourse
The management of watercourse obstructions, such as those caused by beaver dams, is a responsability of the Municipality when the obstruction threatens the safety of people or property. The Municipality also intervenes when beaver dams cause damage to the municipal road network.When it comes to the beaver, it is better to work in a preventive manner. The Municipality has put in place a beaver management program which is based on intervening at the right time. The methods proposed in the Beaver Management Program aim to address issues in a sustainable manner by installing permanent infrastructures at strategic locations based on hydrographic and road networks.If you notice any obstruction of a watercourse, caused by a beaver, an ice jam or other object, please contact the Municipality at 450-292-3313.
Beaver Management Program
For more information about the Beaver Management Program, please click here.
The ‘MRC of Memphrémagog’ has been coordinating, at the request of municipalities, the tributary sampling program since 1998.
Over the years, the sampling program has become an important tool in integrated watershed management because it provides a fair and up-to-date picture of the state of the watercourse.
It is also interesting to be able to follow the evolution of water quality following the implementation of corrective measures or the adoption of regulations such as those, among others, to prohibit the maintenance of the lawn by riparian zone or the implementation of erosion control measures.