FLOOD MAP­PING MEE­TING

Tribune Express - - ACTUALITÉS - NEWS - – Gregg Chamberlain

The Uni­ted Counties of Pres­cott-Rus­sell (UCPR) will send a de­le­ga­tion to meet with fe­de­ral En­vi­ron­ment Mi­nis­ter Ca­the­rine McKen­na to talk about fi­nan­cing aid for an in-depth flood­plain map­ping stu­dy along the Ot­ta­wa Ri­ver. Cla­rence Ro­ck­land Mayor Guy Des­jar­dins al­so as­ked du­ring the Au­gust 29 UCPR coun­cil mee­ting whe­ther Hy­dro Qué­bec al­so has some res­pon­si­bi­li­ty for main­tai­ning up-to-date flood­plain maps of the ri­ver. Counties coun­cil is concer­ned that up­da­ted flood­plain maps are nee­ded to aid fu­ture eco­no­mic de­ve­lop­ment plan­ning for mu­ni­ci­pa­li­ties lo­ca­ted along the Ot­ta­wa Ri­ver.

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