The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced today that it has appointed a 16-member Public Advisory Group to help identify potential improvements to the regulation of Lake Ontario outflows.
The International Joint Commission does not have authority over these diversions. This fact sheet is for informational purposes only.
Have you been directly impacted by recent high water levels along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River shoreline?
The International Joint Commission (IJC) recently received $1.5 million in funding from the United States, with an additional $1.5 million in matching funds from Canada, to investigate possible improvements that could be made to Lake Ontario outflow regulation activities.
Wet conditions throughout the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin in the spring of 2019 resulted in record or near-record high water levels this past summer on all of the Great Lakes.