International Souris River Study Board
The International Souris River Study Board will report to the International Joint Commission on matters raised in a reference provided by Canadian and US governments on July 5, 2017. The reference is based on the "Plan of Study: For the Review of the Operating Plan Contained in Annex A of the 1989 International Agreement Between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America," which the Commission submitted to governments on June 7, 2013.
In doing so, it will review operating rules, improve our understanding of flooding, and recommend potential measures to reduce risks of flooding and other water uses in the Souris River basin. Read the Work Plan.
This page is where you will hear about upcoming events, see what’s new, and learn how to share your views. Your participation can make a difference in the recommendations that the study will provide to the International Joint Commission in 2020. Stay connected.
Public Meeting - February 19, 2019
The Study Board will hold an open house at the Victoria Inn and Conference Center in Brandon, Manitoba the evening before the annual conference of the Assiniboine River Basin Initiative (ARBI). The study board is reviewing operating rules and exploring options to reduce risks of flooding and other water uses in the Souris River basin. Following a brief presentation of study progress, the public will have an opportunity to ask questions and share their views.
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