Publications

IJC publications contain both board and corporate documents, including reports, fact sheets, infographics, and presentations. Contractor reports are created on behalf of or in coordination with the IJC or its boards by a separate entity, including individuals, companies, and governments. Government reports are documents developed by US or Canadian local/provincial/state/federal government that are of interest to the IJC or board.

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About Water Quality Board Watching Briefs The Great Lakes Water Quality Board (WQB) develops watching briefs for the purpose of summarizing significant developments, events and information in a factual manner on specific, defined topic areas. They are periodically updated and serve to keep the WQB...
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In 2021 the WQB produced a report on the topic of decommissioning nuclear power plants in the Great Lakes basin, which identified potential opportunities in the decommissioning process to reduce threats to the Great Lakes environment. The WQB recommends binational alignment of Canada and US...
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The St. Mary River begins in the high elevations of Glacier National Park, on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in the state of Montana. As the river descends to the plains below it flows northeast through Amskapi Piikani (Blackfeet Nation) territory, crossing into the province of Alberta...
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This is a short summary of the key findings of the report, "Flood water storage using active and passive approaches - Assessing flood control attributes of wetlands and riparian agricultural land in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River watershed"
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A report to the International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board on "Flood Water Storage using Active and Passive Approaches: Assessing Flood Control Attributes of Wetlands and Riparian Agricultural Land in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Watershed".
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Reports The Great Lakes Water Quality Board completed its third Great Lakes Regional Poll in 2021. The 2021 Great Lakes Regional Poll results provide a snapshot of Great Lakes residents' views on topics including: the importance to protect the Great Lakes environmental health and water quality, and...
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Technical Webinar - Risk perception surveys, vulnerability and other social science studies from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Floodplain management considerations from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Chambly Canal diversion (1) from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - How the LCRR study is assessing Climate Change from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Development of a performance indicator for damages to residential buildings and its use in economic analys from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Improvements in forecasting from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Watershed Storage from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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2019 Report In 2019 the WQB produced a report on the topic of manure management for animal feeding operations, which reviewed practices and policies in the state and provincial jurisdictions in the Great Lakes. The recommendations included in the report have been identified as priority actions for...
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In the spring of 2019, flood inundation maps for the entire US Lake Champlain shoreline were completed from work realized in 2016 (the report is available at https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20185169). These maps show areas of land inundation along the Lake shoreline in New York and Vermont...
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The purpose of this document is to compile unbiased background information about nuclear energy production, the nuclear regulators, the decommissioning process, radioactive waste management, and status of the nuclear power facilities in the Great Lakes basin. The background report is also...
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In January 2017 the WQB produced a Climate Change and Adaption in the Great Lakes project summary that focused on the need for coordinated binational action in developing a climate adaption and resiliency strategy for the Great Lakes. The WQB undertook follow-up work to explore ways to advance...
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Slides from the Great Lakes Water Quality Board's webinar presenting the results of its Second Binational Poll
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A report by the Great Lakes Water Quality Board that presents the key findings of a poll conducted in 2018 of U.S. and Canadian citizens in the Great Lakes basin related to Great Lakes Water Quality. The poll was the second conducted by the WQB and follows the first poll which was completed in 2015.
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