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FRASER Total area: 239,700 km2

Countries

Area of Basin in Country km2 %

Canada 239,100 United States 600

TREATIES

AND

99.74 0.26

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 basins: Frontier or shared waters Date: December 19, 2002 Signatories: Canada, United States of America Environmental Cooperation Agreement between British Columbia and the State of W ashington to Washington protect and manage groundwater resources Treaty basins: Colombia River, Fraser River Date: May 7, 1992 Signatories: British Columbia, Canada, Washington State, United States of America Pacific Salmon TTreaty reaty signed between Canada, the United States and representing TTribes ribes from both nations. Addresses the harvest and management of salmon. Treaty basins: Fraser River, Yukon River Date: January 28, 1985 Signatories: Canada, United States of America Treaty between Great Britain and the United States relating to boundary waters and boundary questions Treaty basins: Lake Erie, Lake Michigan, Milk, Niagara, St. Mary Date: January 11, 1909 Signatories: Great Britain, United States of America

RIVER BASIN ORGANIZATIONS

AND

C OMMISSIONS

AbbotsfordSumas A quifer International TTask ask FForce orce Abbotsford-Sumas Aquifer Product of 1992 Environmental Cooperation Agreement between British Columbia and the State of Washington to coordinate groundwater protection efforts in the region. Treaty basins: Abbotsford-Sumas Aquifer Date: 1992 Signatories: British Columbia, Canada, Washington State, United States of America Source: http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/wat/

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