International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board

Announcement Archive

Prior to the creation of the International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board in January 2013, below are the announcements made by the International Rainy Lake Board of Control and the International Rainy River Water Pollution Board.

November 20, 2013: Lake Sturgeon Observation Form, Nov. 20, 2013

November 20, 2013: Procedures in Managing Rainy River Flows to Benefit Sturgeon Spawning, Nov. 20, 2013

May 21, 2013: Rainy-Namakan River Basin Conditions Notice

2012

August 14, 2012: August 2012 Public Meeting

2009

August 25, 2009: 2009 IRLBC/IRRWPB Annual Public Meeting

April 08, 2009: Regulation Update for Rainy and Namakan Lakes

2008

June 12, 2008: Rainy and Namakan Lake levels Are High

2007

November 13, 2007: Proposed Namakan River Hydropower

February 28, 2007: IJC Issues Supplementary Order for Rainy Lake Outflows

2006

December 19, 2006: Board Authorizes Further Reduction in Rainy Lake Outflow

December 08, 2006: Board Authorizes Reduction in Rainy Lake Outflow

October 27, 2006: Advisory on Dry Conditions in Rainy-Namakan Basin

2003

November 05, 2003: Rainy Lake Levels Expected to Rise Into IJC Rule Curve Band – Board Issues Revised Guidance on Namakan Lake Levels

July 10, 2003: Board Issues Guidance on Increasing Namakan Lake Outflow, Rainy Lake Outflow to Remain Unchanged

June 18, 2003: Board Authorizes Reduction in Rainy Lake Outflow

May 30, 2003: Advisory on Dry Conditions in the Rainy-Namakan Basin

2002

July 24, 2002: Board Authorizes Reduction in Rainy Lake Outflow

July 22, 2002: Board targets Namakan Lake Levels at 80-90% of Band

July 06, 2002: Board authorizes further increase in Namakan Lake outflow

July 05, 2002: Increase in Namakan Lake outflow

June 28, 2002: Board Authorizes reduction in Namakan Lake outflow

June 27, 2002: IJC authorizes reductions in Namakan Lake outflows

June 19, 2002: IJC monitors Rainy Lake flooding

June 14, 2002: Last two gates opened in the Rainy Lake dam

June 13, 2002: Board authorizes further increases in Rainy Lake outflow

June 12, 2002: Board authorizes increase in Rainy Lake outflow

2001

June 07, 2001: High Levels on Namakan and Rainy Lakes and on the Rainy River

1999

November 1999: Number 6, Review of the IJC Order for Rainy & Namakan Lakes

April 1999: Number 5, Review of the IJC Order for Rainy & Namakan Lakes

1998

March 1998: Review of the IJC Order for Rainy and Namakan Lakes

1997

November 1997: Number 3, Review of the IJC Order for Rainy and Namakan Lakes

April 1997: Number 2, Review of the IJC Order for Rainy and Namakan Lakes

1996

November 1996: Review of the IJC Order for Rainy and Namakan Lakes