Lake Saint- Louis water levels on the rise again due to heavy rain – Montreal Fire Department

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Flood 2017, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, Ile Mercier, Ile Bizard,
photo: Christina McCallum

Flooding this spring has been a top priority for many this spring and there does not seem to be an end in sight.  Those living on Ile Mercier are concerned and have seen an increase in water levels by 12 inches since yesterday.

Flood 2017, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, Ile Mercier, Ile Bizard,
photo: Christina McCallum

According to the Montreal Fire Department recent precipitation in Quebec and Montreal have brought further rise to the water flow from Riviere des Prairie, Lake Saint-Louis, and Lake of Two Mountains.

Flood risks remain present for all sectors, but the situation is under control. To date, there have been no major impacts on the territory.

It is recommended that citizens remain vigilant and ready to take the necessary measures. For information on what to do in the event of a flood, consult the section on preparing and protecting yourself from the civil security portal.

You can also contact the 311 for more information.

Update of the sectors most at risk:

Arrondissement of Ahuntsic-Cartierville:

Three dams still in place;
Increase in water levels.
Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro:

Three dams still in place;
Increase in water levels.
Borough of L’Île-Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève

Increase in water levels.
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

photo: Christina McCallum

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