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Your Tuesday, May 2nd Spring Flooding Update.


Pierrefonds-Roxboro Mayor Jim Beis took to Facebook to reassure residents that although there is no imminent flooding, preventative measures are being taken throughout the Borough after the rise of water levels on May 1st. Particularly in vulnerable areas, such as near Boulevard Lalande, more installations will be set in place should the water reach a higher level. He encourages residents to stay alert and follow the flooding situation.

PHOTOS: Facebook, Jim Beis

Some scenes from around Pierrefonds-Roxboro on May 2nd.


Mayor Stéphane Côté posted an update of the situation in the Île-Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève area:

Our teams are on the ground today to continue street protection work in the more sensitive areas. You will see some water buildup in some streets, that's normal, nothing alarming. Local traffic only for Île-Mercier, Jean-Yves, Paquin and Roy.

PHOTO: Facebook, Stéphane Côté


The Village of Senneville is closing Anse-à-l'Orme Road, between Senneville Road, Gouin Boulevard and north of Timberlea-Trail Street, in both directions until further notice.

For the time being, the Anse à l'Orme Bridge and Senneville Road remain open to traffic. The Village will communicate if the bridge closure is required.

PHOTO: Village de Senneville

SOURCE: Village de Senneville


Lac des Deux-Montagnes: The level of the Lac des Deux-Montagnes is 500 mm (20′′) above the minor flood threshold and the trend is rising. Currently, the lake level is approximately 600 mm (24’’) below shore level.

Lac St. Louis: Lake St. Louis is 100mm (4′′) above minor flood level and is trending up.

According to the current forecast, water levels in Lac des Deux-Montagnes and Lake Saint Louis are expected to rise over the next 48 hours.

Ottawa River: The Ottawa River's flow at central Carillon has increased and is expected to continue to rise over the next 48 hours, according to the current forecast.

The SADB Flood Emergency Line is Activated. If a situation appears abnormal to you, please contact the City at any time at 514 457-6666. In case of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

Find information regarding the different emergency measures on the website, by clicking on the following link:


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