Montreal knows where to put its snow

News 6 February, 2018
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    The three main sites of deposition to snow in Montreal were on the point of being full, Tuesday.

    Yves Poirier

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018 18:31

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018 18:34

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    MONTREAL | The rainfall of the last days and the 5 to 10 cm expected Wednesday, causing headaches for the City of Montreal.

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    The person responsible for the file snow on the executive committee, Jean-François Parenteau, had learned to TVA News that the three major sites of deposition in meiosis, the Angrignon and the sites of Lachine and the South-West, will no longer be usable after this loading, as they will be the attic during the next hours.

    Since the beginning of the winter, 167 cm of snow that fell on the metropolis, according to figures from Environment Canada. The average snowfall for the winter complete Montreal is 210 cm.

    The City of Montreal has high hopes in his application lodged with the department of the Environment for the opening of a temporary site located on the grounds of the former racecourse.

    The ministry says that the folder is under analysis. However, according to our information, the demand of the City has been directed only towards the end of the last week.