Great Lakes Water Management Initiative
Annex 2001 Implementing Agreements
The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Agreement-December 13, 2005
The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact-December 13, 2005
Annex 2001 Implementing Agreements--Background Documents
December 13, 2005 Press Release from the Council of Great Lakes Governors
Frequently Asked Questions
One Page Overview
Great Lakes Basin Map
Great Lakes Charter and Great Lakes Charter Annex of 2001
Great Lakes Charter Annex
Annexe a la Charte des Grands Lacs
Overview of the Charter Annex
Resolution approved by the Governors regarding the exercise of their WRDA authority
Press release from the 2001 Leadership Summit
Great Lakes Charter as publication
Great Lakes Charter Annex as publication
The Governors issued a statement at their October 1999 Annual Meeting in Cleveland outlining their strategy for updating the Great Lakes Water Management system.
Council's 1999 statement on protecting the Great Lakes: managing diversions and bulk water exports.
Governors' 1999 Letter to the International Joint Commission.
February 1987 Water Resource Management Committee report to the Governors and Premiers on Managing the Waters of the Great Lakes Basin
Water Resources Development Act (1986, amended 2000)
Lake Michigan Diversion Supreme Court Consent Decree 388 U.S. 426 (1967), Modified 449 U.S. 48 (1980)
Boundary Waters Treaty (1909)