POWI’s work addresses issues arising in boundary and transboundary waters, including allocations, diversions and management.
Legal scholars, Nigel Bankes and Barbara Cosens examine the degree of flexibility available under international law and the domestic laws of the United States and Canada for the parties to negotiate and implement possible future legal arrangements for the Columbia River Basin.View ▸
The report of the June 28, 2012 Bilateral University Legal Workshop on the Future of the Columbia River Treaty.View ▸
An examination of transboundary local agreements on water among transboundary communities along the Canada/US border which allow border communities to share water supplies and infrastructure.View ▸
Canadian water and environmental policy expert Ralph Pentland's response to the International Joint Commission report on how to improve the St. Mary and Milk Rivers apportionment.View ▸
Ralph Pentland, acting Chair of the Canadian Water Issues Council and prime author of the Federal Water Policy that was tabled in Parliament in 1987, responds to a draft report prepared by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation studying water supply needs in the North Dakota portion of the Red River Valley.View ▸