Vecteur – March 2016 – Civil works, unsuspected potential for biodiversity

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Article published in the Vector Magazine – March 2016 – Français In a context of global decline in wetlands, waterbirds are becoming increasingly dependent on artificial habitats. Civil works such as sewage ponds and retention ponds are generally considered and managed as biological deserts. However, these anthropogenic constructions have a greatly underestimated potential, whereas they […]

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Wastewater Ponds, unsuspected Wildlife Potential (Les étangs d’épuration, un potentiel faunique insoupçonné)

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Article published in the Magazine Bâtivert – Summer 2015 For decades, bird watchers across North America have been converging to wastewater treatment ponds in cities and towns. These artificial habitats are sites of choice to observe waterfowl, waders and other waterbirds, particularly inland areas where productive wetlands are rare. Not only is there a high […]

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Les besoins en caractérisation et en gestion des milieux humides

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Article publié dans le Magazine Bâtivert – Automne 2013. Les milieux humides jouent un rôle central dans la préservation de la biodiversité, dans le contrôle du régime hydrique, de même que dans l’augmentation de la qualité de vie des résidents vivant à proximité. En dépit de leur importance, ces milieux subissent une forte pression, en […]

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Ensure better management of sensitive environments

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Article published in the Environment Vector Magazine – May 2013 – Français Northern Québec covers more than 1.2 million square kilometers. Despite the strategic importance of this territory, there is little information available on developmentally sensitive ecosystems, such as wetlands and riparian areas. The mapping and characterization of ecosystems make it possible to fill this […]

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Simple and effective management plan for rural surface runoff

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Article published in the Magazine Bâtivert – Summer 2012 – Français Effective January 1, 2012, runoff from any new development project must be managed to reduce, in particular, the significant volume of runoff to the watercourse. Guidelines for design assistance have been produced for this purpose (see references). See the article in PDF format here

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Assessment of septic system compliance and performance

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Article published in the Magazine Bâtivert – July 2010 – Français The implementation of the Isolated Wastewater Disposal and Treatment Regulations of 1981 (c Q-2, r.8) significantly enhanced protection efforts in the construction of a cottage/isolated residence. Independent sanitation is therefore the best solution for treatment in an isolated environment. See the article in PDF […]

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Remediation of wastewater from isolated dwellings | Approach to upgrading to standards

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Article published in the Magazine VECTOR environment – March 2010 – Français Since optimum conditions for wastewater treatment are one of the cornerstones of the conservation of waterbodies, it is important to have non-compliant installations that are deficient or at risk of phosphorus contamination corrected under “Règlement sur l’évacuation et le traitement des eaux usées […]

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The septic system

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Article published by the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks – 2009 – Français A septic system is a sewage disposal and treatment system that operates autonomously, that is the natural processes of decomposition by the bacteria that ensure the cleaning of the waters. The septic system treats the wastewater on your land and […]

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The conservation of lakes from yesterday to today

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I had the opportunity to work on these surveys several summers, and on weekends, god protects my couple, since meeting and exchanging with the riparian owners is a key to the success of the operation. To benefit from these actions, financed by the government at the time, residents must form an association dedicated to the […]

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