Flooding: Information session
(Update – April 8, 6:45 p.m.) - As the status of the Dog River has stabilized over the past few hours, it has been noted that the accumulation of water in the affected areas of Rosemère is currently decreasing. The areas mostly affected are De La Lande, De Normandie, Du Vallon, Lauréanne streeets and part of the Roland-Durand Blvd., between De Rosemère street and access to A-640.
Information session of the General Board of Civil Security and Fire Safety, Recovery Branch
Citizens affected by the flooding are invited to an information session by the General Board of Civil Safety and Fire Safety, Recovery Branch. This meeting will take place on Sunday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m., at the Memorial Community Center (202 Grande-Côte Road, Rosemère).
At this meeting, details of Aids Programs and eligibility criteria will be explained. To know more about these programs: http://www.securitepublique.gouv.qc.ca/en/civil-protection/financial-disaster-victims.html
6:45 p.m. update: The portion of Roland-Durand Blvd. that was closed to traffic is now open. In addition, the Community Centre will close at 10 p.m. tonight.
- Since the sump pumps in the residences may have operated at full capacity in the past few days, the Town invites citizens to check their pump to ensure it is working properly.
- For citizens affected by flooding, it is recommended that all electrical appliances be inspected by an expert to ensure their safety.
- If necessary, sandbags can still be purchased from Public Works by calling at 450 621-3500 ext. 3300.
You may rest assured that the personnel of the Town of Rosemère as well as the police and fire departments are on the job, continuously monitoring the sectors affected by the floods and that no effort is being spared to help residents affected by this situation. Finally, citizens can contact the Régie intermunicipale de police Thérèse-De Blainville (Police Board) directly at 450 435-2421 for assistance.
Thank you for your cooperation.