Water Management


Great Lakes laws, agreements and other information

Great Lakes St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Agreement and Compact--Background Documents

Historical Information

  • Resolution approved by the Governors in 2001 regarding the exercise of their WRDA authority
  • International Joint Commission (IJC) 2000 report calling on the Great Lakes States and Provinces to take the lead in better managing and working more closely in protecting the resource.
  • February 1987 Water Resource Management Committee report to the Governors and Premiers on Managing the Waters of the Great Lakes Basin