Central Valley Project
Improvement Act

Purpose of the Act

The Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) (108 KB PDF) was enacted in 1992. Its purposes (108 KB PDF) are:

Implementing the Act

The Water Operations Division of the Pacific Southwest Regional Office, Region 8, works with U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and other agencies to implement the Central Valley Project Improvement Act.

In our office, the Comprehensive Assessment & Monitoring Program (CAMP) monitors fish and wildlife in the Central Valley and assesses the effectiveness of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act.