• 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

The International Lake Champlain Richelieu River Study Board was established by the International Joint Commission to 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 final work plan.

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's work is described in the directive

 

Map of the Lake Champlain and Richelieu River watershed

 

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 2021.

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