Reports

The Fifth Report to Governments on the International Watersheds Initiative (IWI) describes what the IJC has accomplished through the IWI program between 2015 and 2019 and lays out priorities for the next five-year period.

The International Joint Commission presents its second triennial assessment of progress on Great Lakes water quality pursuant to Article 7.1 (k) of the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA).

In September 2019, the International Red River Board (the Board) recommended that the International Joint Commission (IJC) adopt proposed nutrient concentration objectives and targets for the Red River at the boundary between the United States and Canada.

This report presents the recommendations of the Great Lakes Water Quality Board (WQB) to the International Joint Commission (IJC) on the topic of manure management for confined animal feeding…

As part of its ongoing International Watersheds Initiative (IWI), the International Joint Commission (IJC) held a workshop in April 2016 at which its boards identified the need for a framework that would help them prepare for climate change.

This document provides a synthesis of comments received on the 2016 Progress Report and a concise analysis of common themes.

The report covers all of the agreement’s objectives, from nutrients entering the lakes and chemical pollutants to invasive species and wetland health, among other topics.

This assessment of fertilizer application and impacts in the western Lake Erie basin (WLEB) was conducted by members of the International Joint Commission Science Advisory Board's Science Priority Committee (SAB-SPC), with the assistance of an advisory group and a contractor.

Governments exist to serve the people. With this in mind, the International Joint Commission presents its first triennial assessment of progress on Great Lakes water quality pursuant to Article 7.1 (k) of the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA).

The Data Harmonization Task Force (DHTF) – formed under the auspices of an International Watersheds Initiative strategic priority on transboundary hydrographic data harmonization – hosted a one-day workshop in Ottawa with IJC staff and representatives from numerous Boards, spanning the continent…