Category archive

Coaticook

New study raises concerns over drinking water in the Eastern Townships

COATICOOK — A new study conducted from May through November of 2014, revealed that pharmaceutical micro-pollutants and pesticides were regularly detected in the water systems of eighteen selected municipalities in the Eastern Townships. This systematic study was initiated by a private company called BlueLeaf, together with a group of researchers from the Civil Engineering Department…

Keep Reading

Financial assistance available after Eastern Townships flood damage

Coaticook/Compton/News by

MAGOG — On Thursday the Quebec government announced that a General Financial Assistance Program will be made available to four municipalities in the Eastern Townships and their citizens following the flooding that took place on the night of June 9. Coaticook, Compton, Cookshire-Eaton and Sainte-Edwidge-de-Clifton were named eligible for the financial assistance, which can be…

Keep Reading

Coaticook, Compton hit with major flooding Tuesday night

Coaticook/Compton/News by

COATICOOK — Torrential downpours last night sparked flooding in the Eastern Townships. Coaticook saw major damage with several cars being swept away by flood waters, and around 50 homes evacuated. In total more than 83 mm of rain fell in Coaticook overnight, causing the river to burst its banks. Fire Chief Andre Lafaille told The…

Keep Reading

Go to Top