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Welcome to the St. Joseph River Basin Commission

The St. Joseph River Basin Commission (SJRBC) was established by the Indiana General Assembly in 1988 to improve water quality, encourage conservation and increase coordinated management of the water and related land resources within the St. Joseph River Basin. The governance and funding comes entirely from the Indiana portion of the basin, but the SJRBC is authorized to work with Michigan to improve water management throughout the watershed.

According to IC 14-30-3, the Commission should:


Features SJRBC

January 24, 2019
Water/Ways exhibit explores the essential role water playss in our environment and society.

HB 1089
To Expand Scope

January 3, 2018
State Representative David Ober introduced a bill to expand the scope and powers of the SJRBC to address flooding issues in the basin.

Water Monitoring Report Now

July 5, 2017
The final report of the SJRBC Water Monitoring program is now available for download.

Final Cobus Creek Watershed Study
Now Available

April 1, 2017
The Cobus Creek Watershed Diagnostic Study has been approved by the IDNR and is now available for download.

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