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Release Strategy for Rainy and Namakan lakes - Water Levels Committee, International RainyLake of the Woods Watershed Board

The International Joint Commission (IJC) today commended federal, state and provincial governments in the Great Lakes Basin for making enormous strides toward protecting the Great Lakes from water diversions and managing consumptive uses.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today releases its report A real-time flood forecasting and flood inundation mapping system for the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River watershed.
The International Joint Commission (IJC), concerned by the lack of sustained funding for the number of monitoring sites, is recommending in a report released today that the Canadian and U.S. governments provide stable long-term funding to monitor atmospheric deposition of mercury in the Great Lakes…
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is requesting comments from the public on a draft report to enhance flood preparedness and warnings for Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River by December 10, 2015.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today released its Fourth Report to the Governments of Canada and the United States on the International Watersheds Initiative (IWI), which highlights achievements in developing tools, building capacity and supporting studies to aid local communities and…
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce that it has appointed two U.S. and two Canadian residents of the Osoyoos Lake region to its International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce the formation of the International Rainy and Namakan Lakes Rule Curves Study Board (Board) that will make scientifically-supported recommendations to the IJC for modifying or retaining the 2000 Rainy and Namakan Lakes rule curves after…
The International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board invites the public and representatives of local governments, First Nations / Tribes, and all interested stakeholders to attend its 2015 annual public meetings.