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Flooding threat still remains present for residents near Lac St.-Louis and Lac des Deux-Montagnes.

The Greater Montreal area is still in INTERVENTION 1 mode. The City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, in collaboration with the Centre de la sécurité civile de Montréal, is continuously monitoring the situation for the Rivière de l’Anse-à-l’Orme, Lac des Deux-Montagnes and Lac St. Louis.


LAC DES DEUX-MONTAGNES

  • According to current forecasts, the flow of the Rivière des Outaouais at the Carillon Dam should remain stable over the next 24 hours.

  • Water levels are stable and above the minor flood level.

  • The risk of flooding remains present for residents near Lac des Deux-Montagnes.

  • Sainte-Anne Street, between Saint-Charles and de l'Église streets, remain under 24-hour surveillance.

  • The Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site is temporarily closed due to high water levels.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue water levels on April 23rd.

LAC ST-LOUIS

  • Water levels are stable and slightly above the minor flood level.

  • The risk of flooding remains present for residents near Lac St.-Louis.

RIVIÈRE DE L’ANSE-À-L’ORME

  • For the North sector, the situation is stable. The City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is maintaining a constant watch on the Rivière de l'Anse-à-l'Orme, Leslie-Dowker, Meloche, and Tremblay ditches as well as the Leslie-Dowker pumping station.


WATER + ELECTRICITY = DANGER!

  • If the water has not yet started to invade the basement: turn off the power throughout the entire house. To do so, make sure you are not standing on a wet floor or leaning against a metal object. Then flip the main switch to the off position. If water starts to flood the basement: do not touch anything! Immediately contact Hydro-Québec at 1-800-790-2424 to have the service shut off.

ROAD CLOSURE

  • The Godin Park parking lot is temporarily closed.

For residents of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, the emergency flood line is activated. If a situation seems abnormal, contact the City at 514-457-6666. In case of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

Preparatory flooding measures in SADB on April 23rd.

The Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro recently stated that the water levels in the surrounding areas are stabilizing. On April 26th, the Borough posted this update to their Facebook page:

"The situation and water levels are stable and should remain so over the next few days. We continue to monitor the facilities in place several times a day, provide logistical support of necessary resources and coordinate flood preparedness."

PHOTOS: City of Montréal


For more spring flood resources and information, click here.


SOURCE: Ville de Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Pierrefonds-Roxboro.

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