female chinook salmon icon Definitions

Central Valley Rivers and Streams - For the purposes of the Program, Central Valley rivers and streams are defined as all rivers, streams, creeks, sloughs and other watercourses, regardless of volume and frequency of flow, that drain into the Sacramento River basin, the San Joaquin River basin downstream of Mendota Pool, or the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta upstream of Chipps Island.

Source: Final Restoration Plan [  A-3 ]