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Sacramento River Basin-wide Feasibility Study released (PDF: 110 MB)

November 14, 2016

The California Department of Water Resources’ Flood Planning Office has released a revised draft of the Sacramento River Basin-wide Feasibility Study (BWFS). The Sacramento River BWFS primarily evaluates options for improving the bypass system by refining the scale and locations of systemwide improvements identified in the 2012 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan for the Sacramento River basin. This draft addresses stakeholder review comments submitted during the review period that ended in May 2016, and represents the version of the Sacramento River BWFS that is being used to support the Draft 2017 CVFPP Update anticipated for public release in December 2016. A comment log that includes DWR responses to stakeholder comments received during the public comment period is included below. Appendices are available upon request by contacting Sami Nall at

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Draft San Joaquin River Basin-wide Feasibility Study Released for Stakeholder Review (PDF: 15 MB)

October 14, 2016

The Draft San Joaquin River Basin-wide Feasibility Study has been released for stakeholder review. This study primarily refines the large-scale actions consistent with the State Systemwide Investment Approach for the San Joaquin River Basin. Appendices for the draft San Joaquin River BWFS are listed in the table of contents and are available for review by sending an email to Sami Nall.

Comments: The comment period closed on November 23, 2016.