News Updates

Aerial view looking east at the S Bacon Island road bridge connecting the Northern end of Bacon Island (Left) and Southern end of Mandeville Island (right),  both part of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in San Joaquin County, California. Photo taken March 08, 2019.

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) scoping period concluded on April 17, 2020 after an extended 93-day public comment period. DWR is reviewing all submitted comments and will publish a scoping report summarizing the information this summer.

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The Delta

One of the many jobs of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is to ensure that its public infrastructure assets—like the State Water Project—are maintained and sustained for the health and well-being of present and future California families.

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Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will initiate the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Delta Conveyance Project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California.

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Aerial view of the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta, looking east along the San Joaquin River.

Throughout September, DWR continued to prepare for the environmental review of a single tunnel solution to modernize State Water Project infrastructure.

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The Delta

DWR is continuing to work on the environmental planning and permitting to modernize State Water Project infrastructure in the Delta.

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