Ville de Gatineau
Sewers, sewer backups, sewage, runoff and water infiltration
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Sewers, sewer backups, sewage, runoff and water infiltration
Sewers, sewer backups, sewage, runoff and water infiltration

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Sewer backups and water infiltration

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.

Actions de la Ville pour une meilleure gestion des eaux de pluie

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.

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About Gatineau

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.

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