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SKAGIT Total area: 8,000 km2

Countries

Area of Basin in Country km2 %

United States Canada

TREATIES

7,100 900

AND

88.46 11.54

AGREEMENTS

An A ct to Amend the International Boundary W aters TTreaty reaty A ct: R egulations prohibiting the bulk Act Waters Act: Regulations removal of boundary waters from Canadian basins for any purpose. and licensing for projects affecting the level or flow of waters to the United States side of the border border.. Treaty basin: Frontier or shared waters Date: December 19, 2002 Signatories: Canada, United States of America Treaty between the United States of America and Canada relating to the Skagit River and R oss LLake, ake, Ross and the Seven Mile R eservoir on the PPend end D ’Oreille River Reservoir D’Oreille Treaty basin: Skagit, Pend D’Oreille Date: April 02, 1984 Signatories: Canada, United States Treaty Between Great Britain and the United States relating to boundary waters and boundary questions Treaty basin: Milk, Niagara, St. Mary, Lake Erie, Lake Michigan Date: January 11, 1909 Signatories: Canada, United States of America

RIVER BASIN ORGANIZATIONS

AND

COMMISSIONS

International Joint Commission (IJC) The International Joint Commission is an independent binational organization established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909. Its purpose is to help prevent and resolve disputes relating to the use and quality of boundary waters and to advise Canada and the United States on related questions. Treaty basin: Alsek, Chilkat, Columbia, Firth, Fraser, Mississippi, Nelson- Saskatchewan, Skagit, St. Croix, St. John, St. Lawrence, Stikine, Taku, Whiting, Yukon Date: 1909 Signatories: Canada, United States of America Source: http://www.ijc.org/en/home/main_accueil.htm

86 — Hydropolitical V ulnerability and R esilience along International W aters: North America Vulnerability Resilience Waters:

NORTH AMERICA :Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters  

This report focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing North America, a continent with about 6.5% of its area covered by surface fre...

NORTH AMERICA :Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters  

This report focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing North America, a continent with about 6.5% of its area covered by surface fre...

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