International Watersheds Initiative Projects

International Joint Commission boards in watersheds along the US-Canada border carry out IWI projects to promote communication, conduct scientific studies and contribute to the resolution of watershed issues. Projects are developed by a board and reviewed by Commission staff. All projects are consistent with the board’s mandate and meet the objectives of the IWI.

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Year
2021
Project Description
The Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum provides an opportunity for residents of the Okanogan/Okanagan watershed to learn about water management, climate change and the ecology of Osoyoos Lake and the broader Okanagan/Okanogan transboundary watershed. It provides a forum for resource managers, policy...
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IWI Project
Year
2020
Project Description
The Osoyoos Lake Board of Control (IOLBC) is developing a multi-year, multi-phase project to analyze the vulnerability of Osoyoos Lake and the relevant IJC Orders of Approval to a projected shift in the climate and hydrology of the Okanagan/Okanogan (Canadian and American spellings, respectively)...
Bundle name
IWI Project
Year
2019
Project Description
The Osoyoos Lake Board of Control is developing a multi-year, multi-phase project to analyze the vulnerability of Osoyoos Lake and the relevant IJC Orders of Approval to a projected shift in the climate and hydrology of the Okanagan/Okanogan and Similkameen Basins. Inflow to Osoyoos Lake is mostly...
Bundle name
IWI Project
Year
2017
Project Description
Monuments indicating the historic peak lake level of Osoyoos Lake documented in 1894, 1972, 1974, and 1997 by the U.S. Geological Survey will be constructed at public parks on both sides of the border in Osoyoos, British Columbia and Oroville, Washington. These prominently displayed historic peak...
Bundle name
IWI Project
Year
2017
Project Description
A River Film, produced by Ascent Films, Inc. and the Washington State Department of Ecology in coordination with the IOLBC was finalized in August 2017 and premiered at the IOLBC annual public meeting in Osoyoos, B.C., and at the IJC semi-annual meeting in Ottawa, ON in October 2017. The first...
Bundle name
IWI Project
Year
2015
Project Description
The International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control (IOLBC), in collaboration with water management agencies, Tribes, First Nations and communities on both sides of border presents the Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum (OLWSF). The OLWSF provides an opportunity for residents of the Okanogan/Okanagan...
Bundle name
IWI Project