This division is responsible for the management and production of potable water in the territory. It must see to the maintenance of good quality potable water throughout the waterworks system. Its mission is also to treat domestic, commercial and industrial wastewater. This division also supervises the construction of the filtration plant, which allows us to meet the standards in effect to maintain good water quality and to guarantee the increasing supply needed. This division, which has seven employees, is also in charge of the filtration plant, a disinfection plant, three wastewater treatment facilities, 11 sewer pumping stations and the six booster stations for the waterworks system.
Bylaws : (2004)-63 - potable water
Watering: it is forbidden to use the water from the municipal waterworks system for watering lawns, gardens, flowers, trees, bushes and other plants during the period from May 1 to October 1 every year, with the exception of the following periods except for the public parks : between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m., and between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
- For the occupants of a building whose street number is an even number, on Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays;
- For the occupants of a building whose street number is an odd number, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
All industrial use buildings and commercial buildings for which the use of water is necessary to carry out the activities that they practice are liable for the installation of water meters.
The owner of a building to which the previous point is directed, connected to the town's water system, must equip this building with a meter for each of the water supply lines of his building which is connected to the municipal system. In addition, each separate commerce or industry must have a water meter.
Bylaw 87-19-01 et 99-04
Grease trap / oil interceptor
All buildings used for commercial, industrial or institutional purposes must be equipped with a grease trap in order to limit the concentration of oils and greases emptied into the sewer system. The grease trap must be maintained at the owner's expense
The grease trap must be emptied at least twice a year or when its retention capacity is reached. When these are emptied, the owners must be sure to retain any supporting documents proving that the trap has indeed been emptied.