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SJRRP Refuge Replacement Water Supply FONSINews ReleasesApril 9, 2018pdf61 KiB
SJRRP Eastside Bypass EA-IS Extended Comment PeriodNews ReleasesJanuary 5, 2018pdf0.2 MiB
SJRRP Eastside Bypass Draft EA-IS ReleasedNews ReleasesDecember 28, 2017pdf0.2 MiB
SJRRP FONSI For South Valley Groundwater ProjectNews ReleasesDecember 28, 2017pdf62 KiB
7/28/2017– San Joaquin River Flows Move to Restoration FlowsNews ReleasesAugust 14, 20172017pdf61 KiB
7/03/2017– San Joaquin River Restoration Program Requests Comment on Draft Fisheries Framework to Guide Fish RestorationNews ReleasesAugust 14, 20172017pdf0.1 MiB
6/29/2017– Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for San Joaquin River Restoration Program Seepage Management ActionsNews ReleasesAugust 14, 20172017pdf61 KiB
5/11/2017– Final Environmental Document Allows Transfer of Recaptured San Joaquin River Restoration Program Flows to Pleasant Valley Water District in 2017News ReleasesAugust 14, 20172017pdf79 KiB
4/18/2017– San Joaquin River Restoration Program Releases Draft Environmental Assessment for New Groundwater Banking ProjectNews ReleasesAugust 14, 20172017pdf0.2 MiB
3/10/2017– Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Document for Recapturing 2017 San Joaquin River Restoration Program FlowsNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172017pdf66 KiB
12/22/16 – Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Assessment for San Joaquin River Restoration Program Seepage Management ActionsNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf0.3 MiB
12/6/16 – Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for Transfer or Exchange of Recirculated Restoration Flows to Red TopNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf0.2 MiB
10/31/16 – Record of Decision for San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s Mendota Pool Bypass and Reach 2B Improvements ProjectNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf0.2 MiB
8/1/16– Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents on Recapturing San Joaquin River Restoration Program Flows for One YearNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf97 KiB
7/8/16– Final Environmental Document Available for the Mendota Pool Bypass and Reach 2B Channel Improvements ProjectNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf44 KiB
3/29/16– Environmental Documents Released on Project to Increase Salmon Facility Water SupplyNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf96 KiB
3/14/16-San Joaquin River Restoration Program to Release Spring-Run Chinook Salmon into the San Joaquin RiverNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf90 KiB
2/5/16 – Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents, Provides $2 Million for San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s Sycamore Island ProjectNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf0.2 MiB
2/5/16 – Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s Eastside Bypass Conveyance ProjectNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf0.1 MiB
2/4/16 – Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Document for Transfer or Exchange of Recirculated Restoration Flows to Red TopNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf0.1 MiB
1/29/16 – Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Document for Salmon Conservation and Research Facility Water Supply Infrastructure ProjectNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172016pdf37 KiB
8/28/14 – SJRRP to Work with Central California Irrigation District on Seepage ProjectsNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172014pdf24 KiB
2/3/14 – Draft Environmental Assessment Available for Trap and Transport of Juvenile Salmon in the San Joaquin RiverNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172014pdf0.1 MiB
4/17/14 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Reclamation Release Spring-run Chinook Salmon into the San Joaquin River for StudyNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172014pdf0.1 MiB
3/25/14 – Final Environmental Assessment Available for 2014 Fresno Irrigation District Temporary Pumping FacilityNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172014pdf0.1 MiB
2/20/14 – Final Environmental Assessment Available for 2014 San Joaquin River Juvenile Salmon Trap and Transport StudyNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172014pdf0.1 MiB
1/31/14 – San Joaquin River Restoration Program to Cease Flows One Month EarlyNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172014pdf0.1 MiB
3/4/13 – Reclamation Releases Environmental Documents for Recirculation of Recaptured SJRRP FlowsNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172013pdf0.1 MiB
2/7/12 – Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Documents of Recirculation of Recaptured Water Year 2012 SJRRP Interim FlowsNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172012pdf46 KiB
9/30/11 – SJRRP Final Document Available for Water Year 2012 Interim FlowsNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172011pdf53 KiB
2/7/11 – Reclamation Releases Addendum and FONSI to Final EA for Recirculation of Recaptured WY 2010 SJRRP Interim FlowsNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172011pdf43 KiB
11/22/10 – Revised Reach 4B Project Proposal and Additional Public Scoping MeetingNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172010pdf0.1 MiB
6/03/09 – Interim Flows Draft Environmental Assessment Available for Public CommentNews ReleasesMarch 23, 20172009pdf72 KiB
09/12/06 – Agreement Signals Start to Historic San Joaquin River Restoration News ReleasesMarch 23, 20172006pdf56 KiB
Linked News Releases
  • 10/9/2015 – San Joaquin River Restoration Program Releases Draft Environmental Document on the Sycamore Island Pond Isolation Project
  • 10/9/2015 – San Joaquin River Restoration Program Releases Draft Environmental Document on the Tulare Irrigation District Cordeniz Basin Project
  • 6/09/15 – San Joaquin River Restoration Program: Mendota Pool Bypass and Reach 2B Channel Improvements Project Environmental Documents Available, Public Meetings Set
  • 2/18/15 – San Joaquin River Restoration Program to Release Juvenile Spring-run Chinook Salmon into the San Joaquin River
  • 2/06/15 – Reclamation Releases Environmental Document for the 2015 San Joaquin River Juvenile Salmon Trap and Haul Study
  • 10/01/14 – SJRRP to Design Seepage Projects with Contractor CDM Smith
  • 9/30/2013 – Reclamation Releases Environmental Documents for Operations and Maintenance Funding for the SJRRP’s Interim San Joaquin Salmon Conservation and Research Facility
  • 9/4/2013 – Reclamation Signs Decision Document for the Arroyo Canal Fish Screen and Sack Dam Fish Passage Project
  • 7/01/2013 – Reclamation Releases Environmental Documents for Operations and Maintenance Funding for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s Interim San Joaquin Salmon Conservation and Research Facility
  • 6/07/2013 – Reclamation Selects Recipients for Groundwater Banking Funding Under the San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act
  • 5/17/2013 – Reclamation Releases Final EA/IS for the Arroyo Canal Fish Screen and Sack dam Fish Passage Project
  • 4/02/2013 – Final Environmental Documents Available for 1-year Water Transfer and Exchange from Madera Irrigation and Chowchilla Water Districts to Red Top
  • 4/01/2013 – Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for Recirculation of Recaptured San Joaquin River Restoration Program Flows
  • 3/22/2013 – Draft Environmental Documents Available for 1-year Water Transfer and Exchange from Madera Irrigation and Chowchilla Water Districts to Red Top
  • 3/10/2013 – Reclamation Provides Funding Opportunity for Groundwater Banking Under the SJRRP Settlement Act
  • 3/08/2013 – Reclamation Extends Comment Period on Draft Environmental Documents for Recirculation of Recaptured SJRRP Flows
  • 03/04/2013 – Reclamation Releases Environmental Documents for Recirculation of Recaptured SJRRP Flows
  • 10/15/12 – Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for SJRRP Invasive Plant Monitoring and Management
  • 10/04/2012 – Reclamation and Dept. of Water Resources Issue Decision Documents fo the SJRRP; Agencies Select the Preferred Alternative
  • 7/31/2012 – SJRRP Final Environmental Document Available
  • 6/19/2012 – Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Documents for SJRRP Invasive Plant Monitoring and Management
  • 6/01/2012 – Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Documents for Arroyo Canal Fish Screen and Sack Dam Fish Passage Project. Public Comments Due by 5 p.m. Monday, July 2
  • 4/03/2012 – Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for Recirculation of Recaptured Water Year 2012 SJRRP Interim Flows
  • 12/30/11 – Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for the SJRRP Mendota Pool Gates Project
  • 9/21/11 – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar Selects the SJRRP for Partners in Conservation Award
  • 7/8/2011 – Public Comment Period Extended for SJRRP Supplemental Draft Water Year 2012 Interim Flows Environmental Document
  • 6/17/11 – Reclamation Releases Final EA/FONSI for Recirculation of Recaptured Water Year 2011 SJRRP Interim Flows
  • 6/14/11 – SJRRP Supplemental Draft Water Year 2012 Interim Flows Environmental Document Available for Public Comment. Comments due by 5 p.m. (PDT) Monday, July 11, 2011
  • 6/7/11 – Public Review Period Further Extended for San Joaquin River Restoration Draft Program EIS/R. Comments now due by 5 p.m. (PDT) Wednesday, September 21, 2011
  • 6/3/11 – Reclamation Releases Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Documents on Restoring the Capacity of the Friant-Kern Canal
  • 5/24/11 – Public Review Period Extended for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program Environmental Document. Comment period closes July 21, 2011 (30-day extension)
  • 4/22/11 – SJRRP Environmental Document Available for Public Review and Comment; Public Meetings Scheduled. Comment period closes June 21, 2011
  • 4/6/11 – Reclamation Makes Available “Recovered Water Account” water to Friant Division Contractors
  • 4/1/11 – Alicia Forsythe Selected as the Program Manager for Reclamation’s San Joaquin River Restoration Program
  • 3/9/11 – Reclamation Releases Draft EA/FONSI for Recirculation of Recaptured Water Year 2011 San Joaquin River Restoration Program Interim Flows
  • 09/22/10 – Reclamation Increases Water Releases from Friant Dam for San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s Interim Flows
  • 06/28/10 – Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Document for Recirculation of Recaptured Water in Friant Division
  • 06/11/10 – San Joaquin River Restoration Program Draft Environmental Document Available for Public Comment
  • 10/30/09 – Reclamation Increases Water Releases from Friant Dam for San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s Interim Flows
  • 10/01/09 – Water Releases Begin October 1 for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program; Final Environmental Doc Available
  • 7/2009 – Mendota Pool Bypass and Reach 2B Channel Improvements Project Public Scoping Meetings
  • 01/06/09 – Senator Feinstein Introduces Package of ‘First Day’ Bills
  • 10/31/08 – Draft EA/FONSI Available for the Installation and Rehabilitation of Stream Gages on the San Joaquin River

Program News Stories

Fitzgerald: A ‘birth announcement’ on the San Joaquin River – 2.1.2018

Salmon reproduce in river for first time in 60 years – 2.1.2018

For first time in 60 years, spring-run Chinook salmon reproduce in San Joaquin River – 1.31.2018

A Rainy 2017 Benefited The San Joaquin River’s Salmon, But Full Restoration Is Yet To Come – 12.20.2017

New Recharge Project’s Environmental Documents Completed – 1.2.2018

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