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.
A Reference to conduct a study of water quality in Lake Huron and Lake Superior, and recommend remedial measures to restore and protect water quality in the Lakes.
A Reference to conduct a study of pollution of the boundary waters of the Great Lakes System from agriculture, forestry and other land use activities.
A Reference to study and report on what activities need to be taken by the United States and Canada for protecting and improving water quality in the Saint John River.
A Reference to make recommendations for the protection and enhancement of the environment and the ecology of the Skagit River Valley, consistent with previous orders and agreements.
A Reference to investigate and recommend measures to alleviate certain difficulties faced by the residents of Point Roberts, Washington because the only connection by land between Point Roberts and rest of Washington state is through Canada.
An Application from Cominco Ltd. for approval to store two feet of water in Kootenay Lake in addition to the Kootenay Lake storage approved under Docket 39A.
An Application by the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg to divert an additional 200 million gallons per day (372 cfs) from Shoal Lake for domestic and sanitary purposes. An initial approval for the diversion of 100 million gallons had been granted by the IJC in 19l4, under Docket 7.
An Application by the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area for an amendment of the Orders of Dockets 62 & 70 to build a new dyke which would divide the unreclaimed part of Duck Lake into a waterfowl nesting area and a flood control reservoir area.
An Application by the Raisin River Conservation Authority for approval to divert 25 cfs of water from Lake St. Lawrence for about 100 days every year to improve summer flow conditions in the Raisin River.
A Reference to investigate and report upon measures necessary to preserve and enhance the beauty of the American Falls at Niagara.