Maintenance and rehabilitation of ditches - Defence Research and Development Canada, Valcartier

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project which involves the maintenance and rehabilitation for the ditches in the northern and southern sectors of DRDC -Valcartier, which will include the re-profiling and removal of sediments from the bottom of the ditches in order to restore their original profile. For certain sections, it is planned to excavate to a depth of approximately 30 cm to remove contaminated sediments.


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Latest update

June 21, 2021 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Department of National Defence is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

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Department of National Defence
Dominic Faucher, Environment Officer, Defence Research and Development Canada / Government of Canada
Building 58, Local 114
2459, Route de la Bravoure
Quebec, Quebec G3J 1X5

  • Location

    • RDDC - Valcariter (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Remediation and conservation
    • Soil management
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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