Instream Flow Strategies for Operation of the Federal Central Valley Project

by Serge Birk, Bureau of Reclamation, Red Bluff, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Policy and Management: Solving the Problems


Federal Central Valley Project (CVP) operations and policies of reservoir storage and river releases for fish and wildlife protection and restoration are discussed. Prescribed strategies for instream flow scheduling, habitat protection, temperature control, toxic point source management and non consumptive use for ecosystem protection are presented. Environmental legislation for the operation of the Federal CVP is reviewed.

Subject Headings: Fish management | Streamflow | Federal government | Legislation | Flow control | Temperature effects | Instream flow | Wildlife

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article


Return to search