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

Complete guide

Chapter V – Roads, sandpits and forest infrastructures
Division II – Roads
§4. Stabilization of excavated soils and road embankments and diversion of runoff

Section 77

The water flowing in felling or hauling trails that channel surface water into the hydrographic system must be blocked and diverted towards vegetation areas located more than 20 m from an open peat bog with a pond, a marsh, a riparian swamp, a lake or a watercourse.

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Objectives

  • To preserve the integrity of an aquatic, wetland or riparian environment
  • To avoid carrying sediment into an aquatic, wetland or riparian environment

Blocking and diversion of water flowing in a felling or hauling trail

Figure 77 Blocking and diversion of water flowing in a felling or hauling trail