Article 207, Paragraph 1 of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Agreement required each State and Province to submit a list to the Compact Council of all Diversions, Consumptive Uses and Withdrawals of Basin Water that existed in each of the States one year after Article 207 comes into force. The information that was submitted established a baseline for determining what is a New or Increased Diversion, Consumptive Use or Withdrawal of Basin Water. Each of the States and Provinces submitted their lists in accordance with the Agreement.
The information included in this database includes all information submitted by the States and Provinces. All information is subject to revision and correction by the submitting States and Provinces, and only the information contained in the submitting State's or Province's records can be considered current and accurate. The State of Illinois, pursuant to Article 207 Paragraph 13 of the Agreement, was not required to submit a list.
If a Withdrawer's Name is not included in the record, it was not included in the information submitted by the State or Province.
Annual Water Use information can be found at the Great Lakes Regional Water Use Database (External Site)
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