Aux Ormes River

Bridge on Bassin road

Waterfront property downstream from bridge

Landscaping on left bank

Camp on right bank

Orange algae

Ormes 16

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Issue:

Residential area on Bassin road that crosses the river with a bridge with wooden abutments. Properties on each side of the river. Creozote on wood of the bridge and orange algae under the bridge. The property on the left bank has done some landscaping close to the river bank.

Action Required:

Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on their property. Restore the buffer zone by planting shrubs or by letting nature take its course by leaving a strip of untouched vegetation along the stream.

Negligible alteration

Minor alteration. Must follow site

Alteration with possibility of impact

Alteration with impact. Recommended intervention.

Full restoration

incomplete restoration or monitor

Restoration to be completed