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Our mission is to provide binational solutions to issues that arise during the application of United States - Mexico treaties regarding boundary demarcation, national ownership of waters, sanitation, water quality, and flood control in the border region.

About Us

The U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC), is headed by Commissioner Jayne Harkins, a federal government agency and the U.S. component of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC), which applies the boundary and water treaties of the United States and Mexico and settles differences that may arise in their application  More

U.S. IBWC Boundary Marker

No FEAR Act Data
Posted Pursuant to the No FEAR Act updated 4rd Qtr 2019EEO Data

No Fear Retaliation Notice


Freedom of Information Act
Find F.O.I.A. compliance information and procedures on how to request information from U.S. IBWC.

Flood Warning Notices
See Flood Warning Notices to the general public, all owners, lessees, licensees and users of lands in the border region.

Rio Grande Water Flows
Quick link to real time water flows of the Rio Grande

Suspected Fraud
For information on how to report suspected fraud and or to obtain IG reports, please visit: https://oig.state.gov or 202-663-0340
Mexican Section of the IBWC
Visit the website of our counterpart, la Comisión Internacional de Límites y Aguas (CILA)

Office of Government Ethics (OGE)
To obtain a copy of a public financial disclosure report (OGE Form 278e), please submit OGE Form 201 to the Chief Legal Counsel

Office of Special Counsel (OSC)
Visit the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) website to read about Whistleblower rights, the Hatch Act, Prohibited Personnel Practices or file a claim

OSC Posters:
Whistleblowing
Whistleblower Retaliation
Prohibited Personnel Practices
Your Rights
Know Your Rights

News and Press Releases

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

9/26/2019
FY 2020 Absence of Appropriations Plan

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

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