Spring flood update – Saturday April 27th 2019

VIGILANCE LEVEL: VERY HIGH 

According to the Direction régionale de la sécurité civile, significant levels of precipitation fell in the watersheds of the Ottawa River and the Laurentians in the last 24 hours. In the southern part of the Ottawa Valley, total precipitation was less than forecast, but will still lead to an increase in water levels for several more days. See the forecasts below.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS for Sunday April 28th, between 8 am and 8 pm at the municipal garage, 529 Main Road. Town employees will be at the municipal garage, 529 Main, on Friday April 26th from 8 am – 8 pm to lend a hand to riverside residents who come to fill and collect sandbags. Property owners are strongly advised to bring shovels and manpower to help with filling their sandbags.

RIVERSIDE RESIDENTS: The dedicated phone number: 450-458-4011 remains operational 24/7.

MAIN ROAD between BELLEVUE and MONTÉE MANSON: Local traffic only. See the map: http://bit.ly/2INt8cK  for more info.

Forecast:
Ottawa River at Carillon dam:
April 27: 9357 m3/sec
April 28: 9941 m3/sec
April 20: 10177 m3/sec

Lake of Two Mountains at Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue:
April 27: 24.63 m
April 28: 24.79 m
April 29: 24.86 m

For more information: Surveillance de la crue des eaux