ISRB to meet in Minot Feb. 21

The International Souris River Board will meet on Feb. 21 at the Grand Hotel in Minot.

The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This regular business meeting of the board is open to the public and will provide the general public with an opportunity to ask questions and discuss current issues affecting the Souris River basin, such as drought, flooding, water quality, ecosystem health and the apportionment of water between the United States and Canada.

The ISRB assists the International Joint Commission in preventing and resolving disputes relating to the transboundary waters of the Souris River basin.

Canadian agencies involved in the ISRB include Environment and Climate Change Canada, Manitoba Sustainable Development, and Saskatchewan Water Security Agency. United States agencies include the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, North Dakota State Water Commission, North Dakota Game and Fish Department and North Dakota Department of Health.