The project consisted of setting up and operating six hydrometric stations in the Riviére Bullstrode watershed. The stations were used to provide an ongoing description of hydrological responses and sediment flows in the upper reaches (Saint-Sophie dam) and lower reaches (Beaudet reservoir) of Rivière Bullstrode, as well as for two pairs of twin micro-watersheds.
These small tributaries are representative of the mountainous, forested upstream sections and the farming areas in the plain and Appalachian foothills.
The hydrological monitoring equipment in place was used to document changes in flow rates, distinct surface and groundwater flows, and sediment flows. The twin watershed component examined the ongoing impact of anti-erosion measures in the area on water quality.
From 2017 to 2018
This project will contribute to protect Victoriaville’s main source of drinking water.
Organisme de concertation pour l’eau des bassins versants de la rivière Nicolet (COPERNIC) | City of Victoriaville
Development of a method for estimating low/ecological flows in the context of culvert development taking into account the impact of climate change.
Researcher: Simon Ricard
The objective of the project is to co-develop, with producers and local water management organizations, potential adaptation strategies to prevent water use conflicts in farming communities in the face of climate change.
Researcher: Aubert Michaud, retraité
Quantitative and qualitative study of maple syrup production wastewater.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout