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ST. JOHN Total area: 47,700 km2

Countries

Area of Basin in Country km2 %

Canada 30,300 United States 17,300

TREATIES

AND

63.5 36.22

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 Signatories: Canada, United States of America Exchange of notes between the government of Canada and the government of the United States of America constituting an agreement regarding the continued preservation and enhancement of the water quality in the international section of the Saint John River Treaty basin: St. John Date: February 22, 1984 Signatories: Canada, United States of America Agreement relating to the establishment of a Canada-United States committee on water quality in the St. John River and its tributary rivers and streams which cross the Canada-United States boundary boundary,, with annex Treaty basin: St. John Date: September 21, 1972 Signatories: Canada, United States of America Treaty Between Great Britain and the United States relating to boundary waters and boundary questions Treaty basin: Lake Erie, Lake Michigan, Milk, Niagara, St. Mary Date: January 11, 1909 Signatories: Great Britain, 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

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

NORTH AMERICA :Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters  

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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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