The Friant-Kern Canal flows south from Friant Dam to serve water users throughout the southern portion of the eastern Central Valley.
Friant-Kern Canal Restoration Project – Part III of the San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act, Section 10201, states that the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to conduct feasibility studies on the following improvements and facilities in the Friant Division, Central Valley Project: Restoration of the capacity of the Friant-Kern Canal and Madera Canal, and reverse flow pump-back facilities on the Friant-Kern Canal. Progress on the Friant-Kern Canal Capacity Restoration Project can be found below.
Friant-Kern Canal Capacity Restoration Feasibility Study
- Draft Feasibility Report - June 3, 2011
- Draft Environmental Assessment and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact – June 3, 2011