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Delta Town Hall Meetings
On June 23rd, 24th and 25th , the Resources Agency will host Town Hall-style meetings to discuss major projects and programs in the Delta. Some of the major programs ongoing in the Delta include Delta Vision, the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan and EIR/S, FloodSafe California, Delta emergency response planning, Delta Risk Management and various habitat restoration efforts. View the invitation here.
Questions about the Delta?
DWR has set up a new email: delta@water.ca.gov, so that the public can ask questions and get information about the Delta easily. Email your question, DWR will get the answer and respond quickly.
Cache Slough Area Restoration Fact Sheet
Meins Landing Fact Sheet
Delta Town Hall Meeting Materials
If you were unable to attend the Delta Town Hall meetings you can click here to see the materials that were included in the informational packets that were distributed at the meetings.
Bay Delta Conservation Plan   Delta Initiatives   Delta Protection Commission   Delta Vision Summary   Delta Emergency Response   Interim Delta Actions   FloodSAFE Overview
View the July 10, 2008 Delta e-News
Comments Due on the California Water Plan Regional Report.
The Department of Water Resources seeks your input on the drafts of the California Water Plan Update 2009's Regional Reports. Please contact us to submit comments. All written comments will be posted online at our Public Comments Web Page. Please, submit comments on Working Drafts by August 01, 2008.

Click here to see the Working Draft Delta Regional Report
Public Policy Institute Recommends Peripheral Canal
According to a report released today by the Public Policy Institute of California, building a peripheral canal to carry water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is the most promising strategy to balance two critical policy goals: reviving a threatened ecosystem and ensuring a high-quality water supply for California's residents.The report was prepared by PPIC and five scientists from UC Davis, and builds on a report they published in 2007 that proposed nine different alternatives for improving the Delta's ecosystem and water supply reliability.
View the July 17, 2008 Delta e-News
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Delta Town Hall Meeting Summaries
At the end of June, the Resources Agency hosted three Town Hall meetings in the Delta to discuss the various major programs and projects under way throughout the Delta. Below are links to question and answer summaries from each of the three meetings. Audio recordings of the meeting are available by request at delta@water.ca.gov.
View the July 31, 2008 Delta e-News
DWR workshops to brief local agencies on levee reporting website
The Department of Water Resources Flood Project Integrity and Inspection Branch will host a series of workshops in August for local government agencies. The sessions will focus on a new electronic web application to help local agencies with their levee reporting requirements. This application has been designed to provide access to flood control system information and to help agencies file levee reports required by Assembly Bill 156. The workshops will be held at the DWR Joint Operations Center in Sacramento.
View the August 7, 2008 Delta e-News
Landowner meetings held for BDCP EIR/EIS
As part of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), the Department of Water Resources (DWR) is preparing an Environmental Impact Report (EIR)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to study alternatives for ecosystem restoration and water conveyance options. DWR will be holding six meetings for Delta landowners on August 12-14 and August 19-21 in Galt, Lathrop, Antioch, Walnut Grove, Rio Vista and Stockton to discuss the upcoming survey work with potentially affected landowners.
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BDCP landowner meeting summaries
Meeting summaries for the six Bay Delta Conservation Plan landowner meetings held in the Delta from Aug. 12-21 will be available here on Friday, Sept. 12. The Department of Water Resources held meetings for Delta landowners in Galt, Lathrop, Antioch, Walnut Grove, Rio Vista and Stockton to discuss upcoming survey work for the environmental review of the BDCP. To support the Environmental Impact Report / Environmental Impact Statement, DWR must do field studies on certain parcels of private property in identified Delta conveyance study areas.
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BDCP landowner meeting summaries and meeting materials
The Department of Water Resources has held several meetings for Delta landowners to discuss upcoming survey work for the environmental review of the BDCP. To support the Environmental Impact Report / Environmental Impact Statement, DWR must do field studies on certain parcels of private property in identified Delta conveyance study areas. All Question and Answer Summaries and materials presented are now available on the BDCP EIR/EIS website.
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Delta Vision posts final Implementation Report
The Delta Vision Committee has submitted its final implementation report to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger with recommended actions on how the California Delta should be managed to fulfill its equal goals of water supply reliability and ecosystem restoration. The plan sets priorities based on the Delta Vision Strategic Plan developed by the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force. The document has been posted on the Delta Vision website.
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New fact sheet on the 2-Gates pilot demonstration project led by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
DWR is participating in the 2-Gates pilot demonstration project being led by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The five-year study project will look at ways to achieve better protection of at-risk fish species in the south Delta by installing temporary gates at two locations. A map showing the proposed locations is included on the fact sheet.
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State Legislature passes historic package to solve California's water crisis
Early this morning the California state Legislature passed an historic package of bills and a bond proposal that are designed to both ensure a reliable and clean water supply for future generations, but also restore the ecologically sensitive areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The bills will also create a Delta Council, a Delta Plan, stricter groundwater monitoring and enforcement of illegal diversions, more ambitious water conservation policy, and water recycling and conservation programs. (11/04/2009).
    Governor's statement...    Policy bills and bond summaries...
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