Pouring Concrete In The Lake In 2012!
Environmentally And Socially Unacceptable!
Pouting concrete in the lake in 2012! ‘Environmentally and socially unacceptable!’ That’s the opinion of Memphremagog Conservation Inc., who are stunned, even scandalized that the pouring of concrete can still be carried out in
Lake Memphremagog in 2012.
The work was carried out in front of two properties in the municipalities of Stanstead Township and Magog. In two places, approximately 10 permanent concrete pilings, from 10 to 15 feet in height (3 to 5 metres) were poured directly in the lake with the aid of an immense barge equipped with a winch. The pilings were put in place to permit the installation of privately owned, fixed docks and boat lifts. According to information that we have received, these projects were carried