Category: Friant Operations

Construction and Maintenance activities of the Friant Kern Canal


One of the original 1913 turbine-generator units still in service in the Big Creek No. 1 powerhouse.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY Big Creek Project’s Centennial Is Celebrated   For 100 years, San Joaquin River and tributary flows that now find their way to beneficial Friant Division uses have been the world’s hardest working water, generating power in…

New Post Ahead For USBR Chief

Michael Conner

New Post Ahead For USBR Chief Connor Acknowledges Valley Supply Problems Michael Connor came to Fresno this month as Commissioner of Reclamation but headed for a new and higher office. Connor, who spoke August 3 at the Delta Water Summit…

Delta Is Focus Of Summit

The Jones Pumping Plant near Tracy on a spring day.

Delta Is Focus Of Summit Speakers from a wide variety of perspectives will address crucial Bay-Delta Estuary water, infrastructure and environmental issues during a Delta Water Summit on Saturday, August 3, that the Friant Water Authority is co-sponsoring. The public…



SAN JOAQUIN RIVER RESTORATION PROGRAM Salmon Facility Funding Has No Impact, USBR Says Continued funding of a recently developed interim San Joaquin River salmon facility under the San Joaquin River Restoration Program would have no significant environmental impact, the U.S.…