Dockets - Applications & References

IJC work is undertaken by way of applications and references which are organized by docket. Key documents such as letters from governments assigning work to the IJC, Task Force or Study Board reports to the IJC, and final reports and letters from the IJC to the governments are available from the website.
An Application from Algoma Steel Corporation (now Great Lakes Power) in Canada to divert water from the St. Marys River for power purposes and to construct a control structure with gates (compensating works) across the St. Marys River. (See also Docket 6)
An Application by the Rainy River Improvement Co. for approval to construct a permanent dam at Kettle Falls.
An Application by the Watrous Island Boom Co. for approval to construct and maintain the Watrous Island Boom which was already in operation in the Rainy River.
A Reference to investigate and report on the regulation of Lake of the Woods water levels. .
A Reference to examine into and report on the extent, causes and location of pollution in boundary waters and to recommend possible remedies or means of preventing the pollution of these waters.
A Reference to investigate and report on the necessity, in the interest of navigation, of building dikes and compensating works at Bois Blanc Island or elsewhere in the Detroit River to compensate for dredging and excavation being undertaken in the Livingstone Channel, Detroit River.