Program of excellence of the Environment Network

Program of excellence of the Environment Network

As part of the 44th edition of the Symposium on water management, the City of Saint-Eustache has obtained a “4-star level certificate” for the superior quality of its drinking water. The event is organized by Réseau environnement, the largest group of environmental specialists in Quebec.


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The environmental network certificates reward the water treatment facilities members of PEXEP (Programme d’excellence du Réseau environnement), which stood out on three aspects during the year 2020. The decisions are based on the superior quality of the water produced in relation to the regulations in force, the consistency of production as well as the sustained efforts for the continuous improvement of the processes and their operation.

Other certificates of excellence

The City of Saint-Eustache is also one of the three municipalities that have received a certificate in the StaRRE Excellence Program (Water Resources Recovery Station). The purpose of this is to ensure the quality of liquid discharges and sewage sludge produced by municipal treatment plants. In Saint-Eustache, this is the water discharged into the Mille Îles River by the wastewater treatment plant.

The City obtained a third certificate in the Program of Excellence in Drinking Water, distribution component, which aims to improve the quality of drinking water distributed to citizens.

“By participating in these various programs, we make sure that the City obtains practical tools and support that allow it to maintain very high drinking water quality standards and achieve its environmental objectives in terms of waste treatment. And we are proud to see the continuous efforts of our employees of the Service des eaux thus recognized, ”said the mayor of Saint-Eustache, Mr. Pierre Charron.