Dockets - Applications & References

IJC work is undertaken by way of applications and references which are organized by docket. Key documents such as letters from governments assigning work to the IJC, Task Force or Study Board reports to the IJC, and final reports and letters from the IJC to the governments are available from the website.

A Reference to coordinate the completion of the full scope of the IJC’s 2013 Plan of Study and evaluate and make recommendations regarding the Operating Plan contained in Annex A to the 1989 International Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of…

A Reference to examine and report on current efforts to address water quality issues in lakes Champlain and Memphremagog, with a particular focus on high phosphorus levels and the proliferation of algal blooms, and to make recommendations on how to improve water quality in both lakes.
A Reference to collect and harmonize data on the topography, bathymetry, aquatic vegetation, soil texture and other features of the Lake Champlain and Richelieu River watershed and to create static flood-inundation maps showing the areas, where data are available, that would be affected at different
A Plan of Study in response to a request by Governments that the IJC review and make recommendations regarding a comprehensive study of measures to mitigate flooding and the impacts of flooding in the Richelieu River and Lake Champlain Basin.
A reference that the IJC examine bi-national governance of the Lake of the Woods and Rainy River.
A Reference to coordinate initiatives in both countries to reduce phosphorus loading to Missisquoi Bay on Lake Champlain
A Reference to conduct regional public meetings on the review of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
A Reference to review plans by the State of Vermont to modernize the Alburg-Swanton Bridge, involving the partial removal of the existing causeway, and to provide advice on whether this complies with the terms of the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 as concerns causing pollution to the injury of healt
A Reference to examine and report on how the consumptive use and removal of water, diversions, and management and policies regarding water resources affect the levels, flows, and sustainability of water supplies in transboundary basins.
An Application by the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority for its Peace Bridge Capacity Expansion Project.