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2019 Press Releases

12/27/2019
El Paso Water Map Revision, Border Activity, Environmental Issues, and Rio Grande Sediment Removal on Agenda for January 9 Public Meeting

12/04/2019
Agency Accepts Public Comment on Alternatives to Improve the Flood Capacity of the Arroyo Colorado in Harlingen, Texas

11/26/2019
Cured in Place Pipe Repairs and Aquatic Habitat in the Santa Cruz River on Agenda for Public Meeting December 12 in Tucson

11/25/2019
Perspectives on Environmental Issues in the Tijuana River Valley will be discussed at December 5 Public Meeting in Imperial Beach, CA

11/4/2019
Real-Time Water Sensors and Texas Flood Infrastructure Fund to be Discussed at November 13 Meeting in Mercedes

10/30/2019
USIBWC Awards Contract to Remove Sediment from the Rio Grande

10/10/2019
U.S. Commissioner to Attend October 24 Meeting in Calexico; New River Water Quality on Agenda

10/10/2019
Amistad Dam Road to Close October 18 for Abrazo Ceremony

9/30/2019
Rio Grande Fish Habitat and Sediment Removal Projects on Agenda for October 10 Public Meetings in Las Cruces

9/25/2019
Amistad Dam Road to Close September 27th and 28th for Dam Maintenance

9/12/2019
Officials Celebrate Amistad Dam's 50th Anniversary

9/6/2019
Amistad Dam Road to Close September 11 - 12 for 50th Anniversary Ceremony

9/3/2019
Assessing Projects to Improve Water Quality in the Tijuana River Valley and Legislative Funding to be Discussed at September 12 Public Meeting in Imperial Beach, CA

8/29/2019
Concern Over PFAS
Contaminants in Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations in Mexico to be Discussed at September 12 Meeting in Nogales

8/23/2019
USIBWC Announces 2019-2020 Bird Hunting Areas Along the Rio Grande in Southern New Mexico and West Texas

8/21/2019
Transboundary Issues in the Tijuana River Basin Newsletter
Volume 11

8/15/2019
Colorado River Binational Water Scarcity Contingency Plan Savings to Take Effect in 2020

8/15/2019
USIBWC Submits Report to Congress on Tijuana River Conditions

8/2/2019
Safety of Dams Report and Preparing for Hurricane Season to be Discussed at August 14 Meeting in Mercedes, TX

7/26/2019
Amistad Dam Road to Close July 29th - August 3rd for Tainter Gate Maintenance

7/16/2019
Lower Colorado River Operations and Impacts of the Drought Contingency Plan on Yuma Agriculture on Agenda for Public Meeting set for July 30 in Yuma

7/11/2019
Commission Signs Colorado River Binational Water Scarcity Contingency Plan Report
(See Report)

7/2/2019
USIBWC Opens Public Comment Period and Plans Public Hearings for Two Draft Environmental Assessments for the Rio Grande Canalization Project

6/27/2019
Rio Grande Water Quality Report and River Management
Alternatives on Agenda For July 11 Public Meeting in El Paso

6/27/2019
Update on Private Gate on Federal Property

6/11/2019
Private Gate on Federal Property to be Locked at Night

6/11/2019
Private Gate Constructed on Federal Property

6/11/2019
June 20th Public Meeting Scheduled in Nogales, AZ to Discuss Transboundary Stormwater and an Interactive Map of the Santa Cruz River

6/5/2019

USIBWC Opens Public Comment Period and Plans Public Hearings for Two Draft Environmental Assessments for the Rio Grande Canalization Project

5/23/2019
Effects of Sewage in Coronado and Tijuana River Diversion Study to be Discussed at June 6 Public Meeting in Imperial Beach, CA

4/29/2019
Controlling Carrizo Cane Along the Rio Grande and Real Time Water Sensors to be Discussed at May 8th Meeting in Mercedes, TX

4/11/2019
Accounting for the use of Colorado River Water and Salton Sea Management to be Discussed at April 24 Public Meeting in El Centro, CA

03/28/2019
Water Quality Report and De-Silting Activities Along the Rio Grande on Agenda for April 11 Public Meeting in Las Cruces.

03/18/2019
Binational Summit
on Groundwater at the US-Mexico Border.
For more information visit: IBWC Binational Summit

3/7/2019
Stormwater Recharge and Transboundary Wastewater to be Discussed at March 21 Public Meeting in Sierra Vista

2/25/2019
Cross Border Pollution in Imperial Beach due to Transboundary Flows, Tijuana Sanitation Infrastructure Projects to be Discussed at March 7 Public Meeting in Imperial Beach, CA   

2/4/2019
Arroyo Colorado Hydraulic Study, Flood Operations, and Hike and Bike Paths in the Valley to be Discussed at February 13 Meeting in Mercedes

1/17/2019
The Colorado River Citizens Forum meeting scheduled for January 23, 2019 in Yuma, AZ is postponed due to the ongoing government shutdown.

1/7/2019
The Rio Grande Citizens Forum meeting scheduled for Jan 10, 2019 in El Paso, TX is canceled due to the government shutdown.