The International Boundary and Water Commission provides solutions to issues that arise during the application of United States and Mexico treaties regarding boundary demarcation, national ownership of waters, sanitation and flood control in the border region. The commission operates flood-control levee systems, division dams and related structures, storage dams, power plants and wastewater treatment facilities. The International Boundary and Water Commission operates through engineering, foreign and public affairs, administration and human resources departments. Its engineering department provides engineering and environmental support and administers environmental management and geographic information system functions. The department conducts and reviews environmental impact studies, water quality monitoring, hydraulic studies and geotechnical investigations; and develops design plans and specifications, hydroelectric power plant infrastructure and wastewater treatment plant infrastructure. The International Boundary and Water Commission has a location in Falcon Heights, Texas.