Canadian River Compact Commission
The Texas Canadian River Compact Commission represents Texas on the interstate Canadian River Commission to ensure that Texas receives its equitable share of quality water from the Canadian River and its tributaries as apportioned by the Compact. The Compact includes the states of New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
The Canadian River Commission administers the Canadian River Compact which includes the states of New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Signed in 1950 by the member states, the Compact was subsequently ratified by the respective state legislatures, approved by Congress, and was signed into law by the President in 1952. The interstate Canadian River Commission includes one state commissioner appointed by the governor of each member state and one federal commissioner appointed by the President.
The Honorable James E. Herring
Canadian River Compact Commissioner
P. O. Box 15568
Amarillo, Texas, 79105-5568
Fax (806) 374-1324
Term expires on December 31, 2015
Technical: Suzy Valentine, P.E., CFM
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
P. O. Box 13087, MC-160
Austin, Texas, 78711-3087
Fax (512) 239-2214
Legal: Priscilla Hubenak
Office of the Attorney General
P. O. Box 12548
Austin, Texas, 78711
The annual meeting of the Canadian River Commission is scheduled for March 4, 2014, to be hosted by Oklahoma. Additional information concerning the meeting will be posted as it becomes available.