Public works

Complementary environmental evaluation – Filtex Site

As requested by the Town after the results of the environmental evaluation of the site Phase II completed during fall 2019, a complementary environmental evaluation of the soils will be performed on Thursday, June 18th, 2020 on the site of the former plant Filtex by the company LNA with help of the Public Works Department of the Town of Sutton.

Please note that this complementary evaluation has no influence on the temporary projects planned in connection with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Notice of work on Dufur road on June 15, 2020

Town of Sutton wishes to inform citizens that a culvert will be replaced on Dufur Road, between of civic number 172 and 195.

Start:

June 15, 2020, 8:00 a.m.

Expected Finish:

June 15, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

Location:

Dufur Road, between of civic numbers 172 et 195. In order to replace a culvert, the road must be completely closed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

These interferences may be altered due to weather constraints.

For the safety of road users and workers, compliance with the signs in place is mandatory.

Closing 5 ecocentres + Opening Régie year-round from Monday to Saturday

The council of mayors ruled on May 19 that the 5 eco-centers (Bromont, Bedford, Farnham, Lac-Brome and Sutton) will be closed for the months of June and July 2020, due to the health risks associated with the proximity of staff in place knowing that they also provide the essential public works service of their Towns.

However, as of June 1st, the Cowansville eco-center (located at 2500, rang St-Joseph) will be open all year long on weekdays, free of charge for Brome-Missisquoi citizens without calendar restrictions by municipality, from Monday to Saturday according to the following schedule:

The Cowansville regional ecocentre will be closed on Sundays and holidays (June 24 and July 1st).

Protective measures are still in place (gloves, masks, 2 people per car), for more information visit the website bmvert.ca.   

You will find the press release by this link (in French only).

Drinking water compliant

PUBLIC NOTICE – Drinking water compliant

Please be advised that following the precautionary boil of water advisory of May 20th 2020, we had the water analysed by a laboratory and the results indicate that the drinking water meets the Guidelines.

It is no longer necessary to boil the water before consumption.

Mass Alert 311 CITAM

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NOTICE – Spring at route 215

This water contains a manganese concentration of 0.133 mg/l.

Although the manganese concentration in this water exceeds slightly the Health Canada and Environment Quebec recommendation of 0.120 mg/l, this water remains potable. However, as a precaution, it is better to use another source of water for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and to prepare daily bottle for babies 1 year and under. For more information, please visit the Environment Quebec website at https://bit.ly/3g4pJU6.

Please note that this source is not connected to the municipal water network.

Update: Good news! Citizens have access to compost from now, May 20, 2020!

Free compost offered to citizens

During the pandemic and to promote gardening and residential horticulture, the Town of Sutton will offer its citizens, compost for home garden. This compost will be provided by the Brome-Missisquoi Municipal Waste Management Board (RIGMRBM), so from your brown bins!

Starting on May 23, 2020, everyday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., citizens will have free access to a maximum of 1m3 (1.3yd3) of bulk compost (self-service) which will be located on the Town property that is presently a vacant lot near 33, Western Street (Villa des Monts). Citizens will have to bring their own tools to handle and transport compost.

We ask all citizens to respect all the health and social distancing directives required by the Government of Quebec (distance of 2 meters, no gathering, no tools sharing, etc.).

Happy gardening!

Water service break and precautionary boil water advisory – May 20, 2020

Town of Sutton will carry out maintenance work on the aqueduct system in the sector Wednesday, May 20th 2020. There will be a temporary interruption of service.

SECTOR: Chemin des Alleghanys

Following this interruption, drinking water in your sector is considered unsafe to drink for at least 96 hours or until further notice.

Do not use tap water unless you have brought your water to a rolling boil for at least one minute, or use bottled water.

For more information, contact us at 450-538-2290.

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

Previously boiled water, and boiled for at least one minute, must be used for the following purposes until further notice:

  • When drinking and preparing beverages;
  • When preparing infant formulas and baby food;
  • When washing and preparing foods that are eaten raw (fruits, vegetables, etc.);
  • When cooking food that does not require a long cooking time (canned soups, desserts, etc.)
  • When making ice cubes;
  • When brushing your teeth or rinsing you mouth.

Throw out ice cubes (do not forget the refrigerators’ water containers), drinks and foods prepared after the date and time mentioned above.

You may use unboiled tap water for:

  • Washing dishes in hot water and drying them well;
  • Washing clothes and taking a showing or a bath. When it comes to younger children, make sure that they do not swallow bath water or wash them with a washcloth.

Schools, companies, commercial establishments and institutions which are serviced: please notify your clientele that the water is unsafe for drinking. Close water fountains and post information in locations where water remains available. Furthermore, you should consult the following document:

http://www.mapaq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/Restauration/Qualitedesaliments/securitealiments/Pages/avisebullition.aspx

Mass Alert 311 CITAM

Subscribe to this service, free of charge, to receive instantly alerts and notifications from Town of Sutton. To subscribe, please visit our Web site at www.sutton.ca or call us at 450-538-2290.

Drinking water compliant

PUBLIC NOTICE – Drinking water compliant

Please be advised that following the precautionary boil of water advisory of May 12th 2020, we had the water analysed by a laboratory and the results indicate that the drinking water meets the Guidelines.

It is no longer necessary to boil the water before consumption.

Mass Alert 311 CITAM

Subscribe to this service, free of charge, to receive instantly alerts and notifications from Town of Sutton. To subscribe, please visit our Web site at www.sutton.ca or call us at  450-538-2290.

Press release from the MRC – What becomes of your brown bin? (in French only)

By this link you will find the press release on: What becomes of your brown bin? – A video to visit the composting platform (in French only).

Protective measures are still in place and specific days by municipality as well.

 

 

Notice of work and precautionary boil water advisory – May 12, 2020

Town of Sutton will carry out maintenance work on the aqueduct system in the sector Tuesday, May 12th 2020. There will be a temporary interruption of service.

SECTORS: Civic number 121 and 141, Gamache road, 174 to 234, Maple Street and residences on de l’Esker, Delage, Poudreuse, Granuleuse and de la Damée roads.

Following this interruption, drinking water in your sector is considered unsafe to drink for at least 96 hours or until further notice.

Do not use tap water unless you have brought your water to a rolling boil for at least one minute, or use bottled water.

For more information, contact us at 450-538-2290.

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

Previously boiled water, and boiled for at least one minute, must be used for the following purposes until further notice:

  • When drinking and preparing beverages;
  • When preparing infant formulas and baby food;
  • When washing and preparing foods that are eaten raw (fruits, vegetables, etc.);
  • When cooking food that does not require a long cooking time (canned soups, desserts, etc.)
  • When making ice cubes;
  • When brushing your teeth or rinsing you mouth.

Throw out ice cubes (do not forget the refrigerators’ water containers), drinks and foods prepared after the date and time mentioned above.

You may use unboiled tap water for:

  • Washing dishes in hot water and drying them well;
  • Washing clothes and taking a showing or a bath. When it comes to younger children, make sure that they do not swallow bath water or wash them with a washcloth.

Schools, companies, commercial establishments and institutions which are serviced: please notify your clientele that the water is unsafe for drinking. Close water fountains and post information in locations where water remains available. Furthermore, you should consult the following document:

http://www.mapaq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/Restauration/Qualitedesaliments/securitealiments/Pages/avisebullition.aspx