• Image of bridge over Lake Champlain near Rouses Point, New York
  • Image of bridge over Lake Champlain near Rouses Point, New York

International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board

In November 2015, the International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Technical Working Group presented their final report and technical reports to the International Joint Commission on two components related to the 2013 Plan of Study. The International Lake Champlain Richelieu River Study Board will complete the work outlined in Option B of the 2013 Plan of Study to more fully explore the causes, impacts, risks, and solutions to flooding in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River basin. Read the work plan.

This is where you will hear about upcoming events, receive study news, and learn how you can share your views. Your participation can make a difference in the recommendations that the study will provide to the International Joint commission in 2021. Stay connected.   


Map of the Lake Champlain and Richelieu River watershed

Learn about Spring Flooding

National Weather Service

Northeast River Forecast Centre https://www.weather.gov/nerfc/

Flood Safety Tips and Resources https://www.weather.gov/safety/flood


Sécurité publique Québec

Surveillance de la crue des eaux https://geoegl.msp.gouv.qc.ca/adnv2/

En cas d’inondation, êtes-vous prêt ? https://www.securitepublique.gouv.qc.ca/securite-civile/inondation.html


Learn more about the Study

The International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board will recommend to the International Joint Commission flood mitigation measures as well as tools for flood forecasting and preparedness. The Study Board’s final report is expected in 2022.

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