GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION OF THE REGULATION RESPECTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF FORESTS IN THE DOMAIN OF THE STATE

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Chapter III – Protection of aquatic environments, riparian areas, wetlands and soils
Division IV – Sylvicultural drainage, washing water, contaminants, earth and tree debris
§2. Discharge, recovery and treatment of washing water

Section 41

The owner of the logging machine must obtain from the enterprise that treats the washing water on the site a certificate of compliance with the standards provided for in the second paragraph of section 39 before the washing water may be discharged in the forest.

The certificate must contain the name and address of the enterprise that has treated the washing water on the site and the signature of the person who, within that enterprise, has treated the water, the name, address and signature of the logging machine’s owner or his or her representative, the GPS positioning data of the washing site and the volume of water treated and discharged in the forest.

The certificate must be preserved for at least one year and be submitted, upon request, to the Minister.

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Objective

  • To allow for regulatory compliance to be checked