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Stormwater and Sewer System

AlertEAU – Water use restrictions, bans and maintenance work

AlertEAU informs you of all the work that is being done on the network that could affect the water pressure and of restrictions or prohibitions on the use of water.

Watering restrictions

Sometimes, in the dog days of summer, the city has to restrict or prohibit the use of drinking water for non-essential purposes, such as watering lawns. For details on permitted and prohibited uses, please see the table below. It is updated regularly.

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Manual watering of flower gardens and kitchen gardens (including a hose equipped with a manual flow control spray gun) YES
Automatic watering (automatic, electronic or underground systems) YES
Car washing YES
Filling pools YES Between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Watering new sod YES Requires a permit (free), available by contacting us

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