Welcome

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 Acting Commissioner Jose Nuñez, 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 3rd 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:
Whistleblowing
Whistleblower Retaliation
Prohibited Personnel Practices

News and Press Releases

09/21/2018
FY2019 Absence
of Appropriations Plan

09/04/2018
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.

08/31/2018
Transboundary Issues in the Tijuana River Basin Newsletter - Minute 320 Volume 9

08/30/2018
Source Metals in Nogales Wastewater and the Health of the Santa Cruz River to be Discussed at September 13 Public Meeting

08/28/2018
USIBWC Announces 2018-2019 Bird Hunting Areas Along the Rio Grande in Southern New Mexico and West Texas

08/17/2018
Minute 320 Updates and South Bay Ocean Outfall Monitoring Program on Agenda at September 6th Public Meeting

08/06/2018
Amistad Dam Road to Close August 13-18 for Dam Maintenance

08/03/2018
USIBWC Completes Sediment Removal Project in Tijuana River

08/03/2018
USIBWC Completes $18 Million Expansion at South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant

07/27/2018
Rio Grande Water Quality and Watermaster Program to be Discussed at August 8 Meeting in Mercedes

07/11/2018
USIBWC Selects 12 Citizens Forum Board Members to Serve 2-Year Term; Public Meeting Set for July 25 in Yuma

07/03/2018
Amistad Dam Road to Close July 10 - 13 for Dam Maintenance

06/28/2018
USIBWC Appoints Rio Grande Citizens Forum Board Members to Serve 2-Year Term; Public Meeting Set for July 12 in El Paso

06/15/2018
Transboundary Issues in the Tijuana River Basin Newsletter - Minute 320 Volume 8

06/01/2018
U.S.-Mexico Water Sharing, Sustainable Water use to be Discussed at June 14 Public Meeting

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