Mitigation Measure and Impacts
What types of solutions are being considered to reduce the impacts of flooding?
The Study Board is evaluating several options, categorized into four themes (see below).
When water supplies exceed capacity in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River system, water levels rise. When this happens, regulation is looked to as the solution. But during periods of extreme water supply, the ability of regulated outflows to influence Lake Ontario levels is greatly diminished…
Over the last decade, the number of buoys reporting real-time weather observations has more than tripled from 20 in 2009 to nearly 60 in 2019.
Wet conditions throughout the upper Great Lakes basin in 2019 resulted in record and near record-high water levels on Lake Superior and Lakes Michigan-Huron. These high water levels have directly impacted many of you that live and work along the upper Great Lakes shoreline.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced today that it has appointed Suzie Miron, as a Canadian local member to the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River (ILOSLR) Board. Ms. Miron is a city councillor for the district of Tétreaultville in Montreal.