Gatineau inspects and maintains its sewer systems (storm and sanitary) in good condition. However, the municipal infrastructures were not designed to capture exceptional volumes of rainfall.
As a resident, there are certain things you can do to protect your basement from damage due to backups.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 285,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.