The urban agglomeration of Montréal is continuously monitoring water flow and levels. Our teams are mobilized to handle spring floods.
For updates regarding water levels in your area, look up the live data published by the ministry of the environment and the fight against climate change.
General current situation
In preparing for spring freshet, Montréal is asking all residents of flood-risk areas to take preventive action: Read the press release
For local information, namely regarding the distribution of sandbags, dam construction, or evacuation directives, go to your borough’s or municipality’s website.
Special measures concerning COVID-19
Safety and sanitary measures recommended by the public health department apply at all times.
Citizens who prepare sandbags or build dikes must comply with physical distancing directives by remaining at a distance of 2 metres from any person who does not live at the same address, and by avoiding gatherings.
Read this document (in French) for more on how to build dikes in the context of the current pandemic.
Should you need to evacuate, contact your borough or municipality. You will be temporarily relocated in a hotel.