In anticipation of March break off-road adventures, Hydro-Québec reminds snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts to respect private property.
Only 1 per cent of the land crossed by high-voltage power lines is owned by Hydro-Québec, contrary to common assumptions. Generally, the land is occupied under authorizations or easements with the landowner.
Hydro-Québec installations often cross agricultural or resort lands. The corporation discourages accessing paths and lands blocked by barriers or other signage, and asks off-roaders to be respectful and keep noise down.
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