Publications

IJC publications contain both board and corporate documents, including reports, fact sheets, infographics, and presentations. Contractor reports are created on behalf of or in coordination with the IJC or its boards by a separate entity, including individuals, companies, and governments. Government reports are documents developed by US or Canadian local/provincial/state/federal government that are of interest to the IJC or board.

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Welcome to the first edition of the Tri-Board Tribune, a quarterly newsletter designed by the Great Lakes Water Levels Boards of the International Joint Commission (IJC) to share information and articles related to the entire Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River basin and provide regional updates...
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Welcome to the first edition of the Tri-Board Tribune, a quarterly newsletter designed by the Great Lakes Water Levels Boards of the International Joint Commission to share information and articles related to the entire Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River basin and provide regional updates presented by...
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Welcome to the first edition of the Tri-Board Tribune, a quarterly newsletter designed by the Great Lakes Water Levels Boards of the International Joint Commission to share information and articles related to the entire Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River basin and provide regional updates presented by...
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About Water Quality Board Watching Briefs The Great Lakes Water Quality Board (WQB) develops watching briefs for the purpose of summarizing significant developments, events and information in a factual manner on specific, defined topic areas. They are periodically updated and serve to keep the WQB...
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To the Official Compilation Order Prescribing the Method of Regulating the Levels of Boundary Waters dated September 13, 2018
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In January 2019, the Committee published its 2018 phase one report that recommended the development of a Great Lakes groundwater and surface water conceptual framework. The latest report from the Great Lakes Science Advisory Board-Research Coordination Committee describes the scientific, technical...
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In 2021 the WQB produced a report on the topic of decommissioning nuclear power plants in the Great Lakes basin, which identified potential opportunities in the decommissioning process to reduce threats to the Great Lakes environment. The WQB recommends binational alignment of Canada and US...
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International Joint Commission Directive constituting the International Niagara Board of Control
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The following brochure by the International Red River Watershed Board showcases the Board's role and mandate and highlights examples of the Board's current work. Low resolution | Medium resolution | High resolution (for printing) Helping prevent and resolve transboundary disputes by providing advice...
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The St. Mary River begins in the high elevations of Glacier National Park, on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in the state of Montana. As the river descends to the plains below it flows northeast through Amskapi Piikani (Blackfeet Nation) territory, crossing into the province of Alberta...
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This is a short summary of the key findings of the report, "Flood water storage using active and passive approaches - Assessing flood control attributes of wetlands and riparian agricultural land in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River watershed"
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) developed a Climate Change Guidance Framework (CCGF) in 2017 to help the people who manage the basins that straddle the United States - Canada border better understand and anticipate expected impacts from climate change. Prior reports identified the need for...
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A report to the International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board on "Flood Water Storage using Active and Passive Approaches: Assessing Flood Control Attributes of Wetlands and Riparian Agricultural Land in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Watershed".
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Reports The Great Lakes Water Quality Board completed its third Great Lakes Regional Poll in 2021. The 2021 Great Lakes Regional Poll results provide a snapshot of Great Lakes residents' views on topics including: the importance to protect the Great Lakes environmental health and water quality, and...
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The Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management Committee (GLAM Committee) of the International Joint Commission (IJC) began Phase 1 of the expedited review of Plan 2014 in February 2020. The objective of Phase 1 was to assess flow releases under the International Lake Ontario – St...
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This document provides the collective wisdom of the 18 member Public Advisory Group in terms of summarizing their contribution to the Phase 1 effort of the Expedited Review of Plan 2014, the challenges and limitations of the process and their recommendations for future public engagement.
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The Lake Erie–Niagara River Ice Boom reduces the amount of ice passing from Lake Erie to the Niagara River. This prevents ice blockages from interfering with hydropower production and reduces the potential of ice damage to shoreline property. The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Ontario Power...
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International Souris River Study Board Operating Rules Review Task (OR1: Plain Language Review of the 1989 Agreement)
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International Souris River Study Board Data Collection and Management Task (DW1: Summarize POS Projects and Report Progress)
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International Souris River Study Board Data Collection and Management Task (DW2: Collation and Collection of Bathymetry and LiDAR data)
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International Souris River Study Board Data Collection and Management Task (DW2: Collation and Collection of Bathymetry and LiDAR data)
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International Souris River Study Board Data Collection and Management Task (DW3: Review and Update of Hydrometeorological Data Network)
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International Souris River Study Board Data Collection and Management Task (DW4: Data Collection for Performance Indicators)
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International Souris River Study Board Hydrology and Hydraulics Task (HH1: Regional and Reconstructed Hydrology)
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International Souris River Study Board Hydrology and Hydraulics Task (HH3: Artificial Drainage Impacts Review)
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International Souris River Study Board Hydrology and Hydraulics Task (HH6: Reservoir Flow Release Model (HEC-RESSIM))
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