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2012 Press Releases

11/28/2012
Public Meeting December 5th in El Centro, CA to Discuss New Colorado River Agreement with Mexico and Colorado River Environmental Issues

11/20/2012
Commission Signs Colorado River Agreement (Minute 319) (Articles)

10/23/2012
Transboundary Watershed Planning and the Tijuana River Mouth Marine Protected Area on Agenda for November 8th Public Meeting in Imperial Beach, CA.

10/4/2012
Rio Grande Water Budget Study and Flood Control Levee Construction on Agenda for October 16th Public Meeting in El Paso, TX

10/2/2012
Binational Border Water Resources Summit Concludes with Recommendations for Future Actions

10/2/2012
October 11th Public Meeting to Discuss New Wastewater Treatment Plant in Nogales, Sonora and Flooding at Douglas-Agua Prieta

10/2/2012
Future Water Supply for South Texas and the Economic Impact of Ecotourism on Agenda for October 10th Public Meeting in Mercedes, TX

9/17/2012
Commission Convenes Binational Border Water Resources Summit in El Paso-Cuidad Juarez

9/7/2012
Public Meeting in Yuma, AZ to Discuss Colorado River Environmental Projects

8/24/2012
Dove Hunting Permitted on Some USIBWC Lands Along the Rio Grande (Map)

8/23/2012
USIBWC Schedules Public Meeting to Discuss Technical Issues Associated with Proposed Fence Projects in the Rio Grande Floodplain (Presentation)

7/20/2012
Border Water Quality and River Rescues on Agenda for August 9th Public Meeting in Imperial Beach, CA

7/11/2012
Biological Controls for Invasive Plants, Arroyo Colorado Flood Control and Environmental Flows on Agenda for July 18th Public Meeting in Mercedes, TX

7/10/2012
Emergency Action Plans for Dams, Levee Construction and Rio Grande Environmental Restoration on Agenda for July 19th Public Meeting in Las Cruces, NM

6/29/2012
July 12th Public Meeting in Sahuarita, AZ to Discuss USIBWC Permitting Process for Border Infrastructure

6/27/2012
Release of Monitoring Program Report for the Cienega de Santa Clara Wetland Executive Summary

6/4/2012
Public Meeting in El Centro on June 13th, to Discuss Quantification Settlement Agreement and Colorado River Delta Restoration Project

5/4/2012
Pump Problem Repaired at SBIWTP, Tijuana River Flow to U.S. Halted

4/26/2012
May 10th Public Meeting to Discuss San Diego Water Supply, Feasibility Study for a U.S. - Mexico Desalination Plant and April Sewage Spill in the Tijuana River

4/12/2012
Canutillo Bridge to Close for Two Weeks Due to Levee Construction; Borderland Bridge to Reopen This Week

4/4/2012
April 12th Public Meeting in Bisbee, AZ to Discuss Border Patrol's Tactical Infrastructure Program, Boundary Demarcation, San Pedro River Water Quality

4/3/2012
El Paso Flood Control and Waterline Projects on Agenda for April 19th Public Meeting in El Paso, TX

4/3/2012
Commissioner to Attend April 18th Meeting in Mercedes; Rio Grand Water Quality on Agenda

4/2/2012
April 17th Public Meeting in Laredo, TX to Discuss Rio Grande Water Quality and Flood Control Activities

3/23/2012
Borderland Bridge to Close for Two Weeks Due to Levee Construction

3/19/2012
U.S. and Mexican Officials Tour Cuidad Juarez Sanitation Improvement Projects

3/5/2012
USIBWC Certifies Rehabilitated Levees

2/6/2012
IBWC issues FONSI: Non-Native Plant Control and Re-Establishment of Riparian Habitats Along the Rio Grande

1/17/12
Borderland Bridge across the Rio Grande in El Paso's Upper Valley will reopen on the morning
of January 18th

1/10/12
Commissioner Drusina Issues the IBWC's 2012 Equal Employment Opportunity and Harassment Policy Statement

1/9/12
Rio Grande Water Quality, Environmental Restoration and Flood Control on Agenda for January 19th Public Meeting in Las Cruces, NM

1/6/12
Borderland Bridge to Close for Three Weeks Due to Levee Construction

1/5/12
January 12th Public Meeting to Discuss Regional Water Infrastructure Projects in Rio Rico, AZ

1/5/12
USIBWC Appoints Lower Rio Grande Citizens Forum Board