The Draft Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) Update is a strategic and long-range plan for improving flood risk management in the Central Valley. It also emphasizes the need for long-term, multi-benefit projects rather than single-purpose flood management projects. CVFPP requirements include an update every five years, with 2017 being the first update. The Supplemental Program Environmental Impact Report, prepared for the 2017 CVFPP Update, evaluates potential environmental impacts and mitigation measures. Both drafts are available online for review (, as well as information regarding how to provide comments. Read more