POWI’s work addresses issues arising in boundary and transboundary waters, including allocations, diversions and management.
Interesting times lie ahead for the Columbia River Treaty (CRT) of 1964 between Canada and the United States. Click here to read more from the recent blog post written by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary Faculty of Law.View ▸
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 ▸