Columbia River Treaty: Permanent Engineering Board
Home

Columbia River Treaty

Permanent Engineering Board

Treaty Projects

Key Provisions

Documents

Site Map

Internet Links

Contact Us

COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY

Organization

The Treaty established Canadian and United States Entities and a Permanent Engineering Board (PEB).

In Canada, B.C. Hydro is the Canadian entity. In the United States, the U.S. Entity consists of the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration and the Division Engineer of the North Pacific (currently Northwestern) Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A Presidential Executive Order created the U.S. Entity and the U.S. Section of PEB.

The Entities appoint representatives to the operating and hydrometeorological committees, while the Permanent Engineering Board appoints members of the PEB Engineering Committee.

Entities are responsible for overseeing the conduct of the Treaty.

Duncan Dam
Website Contact: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Columbia Basin Water Management