A-18.1, r. 0.01 - Regulation respecting the sustainable development of forests in the domain of the State

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39. Water for washing logging machines may be discharged in the forest only if all the following conditions are met:
(1)  washing is not done at the top of a slope leading directly to an open peat bog, a marsh, a swamp, a lake or a watercourse;
(2)  the washing is limited to the engine space;
(3)  washing is done using high pressure equipment and without degreasing agents;
(4)  a geotextile membrane is placed under the logging machine to collect the residues dislodged by washing;
(5)  the geotextile membrane and dislodged residues must be recovered and disposed of in accordance with the Regulation respecting hazardous materials (chapter Q-2, r. 32).
Despite the first paragraph, washing water may be discharged in the forest provided that it is treated on the site and that it does not contain more than 30 mg/l of suspended matter and 15 mg/l of hydrocarbons (C10-C50).
Residues from washing and water treatment on the site must be recovered and disposed of in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
473-2017O.C. 473-2017, s. 39.
In force: 2018-04-01
39. Water for washing logging machines may be discharged in the forest only if all the following conditions are met:
(1)  washing is not done at the top of a slope leading directly to an open peat bog, a marsh, a swamp, a lake or a watercourse;
(2)  the washing is limited to the engine space;
(3)  washing is done using high pressure equipment and without degreasing agents;
(4)  a geotextile membrane is placed under the logging machine to collect the residues dislodged by washing;
(5)  the geotextile membrane and dislodged residues must be recovered and disposed of in accordance with the Regulation respecting hazardous materials (chapter Q-2, r. 32).
Despite the first paragraph, washing water may be discharged in the forest provided that it is treated on the site and that it does not contain more than 30 mg/l of suspended matter and 15 mg/l of hydrocarbons (C10-C50).
Residues from washing and water treatment on the site must be recovered and disposed of in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
473-2017O.C. 473-2017, s. 39.