2. For the purposes of this Act, “dam” means any works 1 metre or more in height, constructed across a watercourse or at the outlet of a lake and resulting in the creation of a reservoir.
Any other works intended to impound all or part of the water stored in such a reservoir shall be considered to be a dam.
In addition, a person holding or operating a dam shall be considered to be a dam owner.
2000, c. 9, s. 2; 2021, c. 7, s. 931.