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 4th Qtr 2018: EEO Data

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:
Whistleblower Retaliation
Prohibited Personnel Practices

News and Press Releases

Amistad Dam Road to Close November 26-30 for Bulkhead Gate and Penstock Maintenance

History Made as President Appoints Jayne Harkins, First Woman to Lead U.S. Section, International Boundary and Water Commission

City of McAllen's Water Re-Use Program and Hidalgo County Drainage Projects to be Discussed at November 14 Meeting in Mercedes.

USIBWC Announces Four Day Closure of Amistad Dam Road October 16-19 for Dam Maintenance

New River Improvement Project and Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan on Agenda for Oct. 24 Public Meeting in El Centro, CA

Desalination of Brackish Water and Sediment Control Projects on Agenda for October 11 Public Meeting in Las Cruces

Amistad Dam Road to Close October 1-3 for
Dam Maintenance

FY2019 Absence
of Appropriations Plan

President Donald J. Trump announces intent to appoint Jayne Harkins of Nevada to be Commissioner of the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico.

Transboundary Issues in the Tijuana River Basin Newsletter - Minute 320 Volume 9

Source Metals in Nogales Wastewater and the Health of the Santa Cruz River to be Discussed at September 13 Public Meeting

USIBWC Announces 2018-2019 Bird Hunting Areas Along the Rio Grande in Southern New Mexico and West Texas

Minute 320 Updates and South Bay Ocean Outfall Monitoring Program on Agenda at September 6th Public Meeting

More Press Releases . . .