San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act

Fact Sheet
January 09, 2007

Last year, a historic settlement was reached to restore flows and salmon populations to California’s second longest river, the San Joaquin, and approved by the federal court. The agreement resolves 18 years of litigation, and represents a landmark accord between environmental and fishing groups, Central Valley farmers, and the state and federal governments to undertake one of the nation’s most significant river restoration projects.