Delta Conveyance Updates

Aerial view looking South at the S Bacon Island road bridge over Middle River, connecting the eastern side of Bacon Island (right) and Jones Tract, both part of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in San Joaquin County, California. Photo taken March 08, 2019.Ken James / California Department of Water Resources, FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Selection of alternatives to evaluate in an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is an important component of public agency project planning and is typically a required as part of the environmental review decision-making process. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has initiated this process for the proposed Delta Conveyance Project and is current ...

Published:
Aerial view looking east Holland Tract in foreground then Old river and Bacon Island in background, part of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in San Joaquin County, California.

DWR continues to advance the Delta Conveyance Project, which is being planned to maintain reliability of the state’s water system in decades to come.

Published:
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.

Published:

Contact Us

Questions and More Information:
1-866-924-9955 | deltaconveyance@water.ca.gov

 

Media Inquiries:

Lisa Lien-Mager (916) 653-9402
Lisa.LienMager@resources.ca.gov

Ryan Endean (916) 798-1701
Ryan.Endean@water.ca.gov