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Industrial Wastewater

Public Consultation
Draft Regulation respecting sand pits and quarries (French)

MDDELCC is responsible for supervising the disposal of industrial wastewater into the environment to ensure respect for aquatic ecosystem carrying capacity and to protect the various water uses (drinking water intake, fishing, swimming, etc.). A legal framework for environmental authorization regulates all new industrial projects and any modification to existing projects.

MDDEFP has developed regulations, guidelines, and other documents related to various industrial sectors in order to assess projects’ environmental acceptability transparently and consistently. Reports have also been drafted regarding industrial impacts on aquatic environments.



Support documents

Reports and other documents of interest


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