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Municipal By-Laws

Dryness and runoff

Dried up flowers

The city has enacted a number of rules related to:

  • The restriction or ban of water use from the waterworks system in the event of a heat wave or drought
  • Deliberate runoff

Applicable standards 


The city may suspend the right to use drinking water during a drought, water shortage or any other situation, by means of a written or verbal public notice.

In such cases, it is strictly prohibited to use drinking water for:

  • Watering plants (other than manual watering)
  • Filling pools and hot tubs

To find out whether a water-use restriction or ban is in effect, please see the AlertEAU page.


It is prohibited to anyone to deliberately use watering equipment in such a way that water runs into the street or on to neighbouring properties.

Do you need further details? Contact us!

  • You can email us at:

  • You can contact us by phone at 450-698-3000

    From Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon

  • You can come to the reception desk at City Hall .

    From Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon




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