Public Notice

French River Dams - Bearing Repairs – Public Comments Invited

April 22, 2022 – The authority must determine whether the proposed French River Dams - Bearing Repairs, located in Dokis, ON is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, the authority is/are inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public and may be posted online.

Written comments must be submitted by May 22, 2022 to:

Environment, Health and Safety

Public Services and Procurement Canada

2720 Riverside Drive

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M2

Email: TPSGC.RCNLVEEListedeControle-NCRECMPChecklist.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

The Proposed Project

This project will be taking place at two dam structures on the French River. The project consists of jacking and lifting the bridge of Portage Dam and Little Chaudière Dam to repair one bearing for each dam. The bearing repair will consist of the removal of the existing grout pad and replacing in kind. Work will be limited to the dam and dam approaches. No vegetation removal or work in water will be required.

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