Sure, hydrologists, engineers and other technical experts rely on years of training and experience as they work on modeling and reports about flooding and its causes and impacts along Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River. But they don’t do it in a vacuum.
The International Joint Commission’s International St. Croix River Watershed Board invites you to a public meeting on Tuesday, June 4th at 7:00 pm (AT).
The St. Croix River system contains a series of dams which fish that live part of their lives in the ocean, such as alewives, must navigate in order to spawn each year. An IJC-funded project aims to bring a population model for alewives online.
We know that the Great Lakes are one interconnected watershed, with thousands of rivers and streams draining into the lakes. We can see these surface waters and understand their immensity and flows. What about the vast system of water under the Great Lakes known as groundwater?
2017 has been a brutal year for floods across the Canada-US border, and more broadly North America.