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.
Entre 2020 et 2024, la Ville investira plus de 30 M$ pour mieux s'adapter aux phénomènes climatiques liés aux eaux pluviales et réduire leurs répercussions sur la population gatinoise.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 290,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.