Category Archives: Delta

California Invasive Species Action Week Youth Art contest – Deadline: Friday, May 5

WHAT: California Invasive Species Action Week Youth Art contest All types of media are welcome and encouraged: drawings, paintings, animations, comic strips, videos, public service announcements – send it all! WHO: Grades 2 – 4, 5 – 8, 9 – … Continue reading

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Delta recreational facilities in Contra Costa

This information comes from a report issued by The Delta Protection Commission. I’ve included information only on Contra Costa Long recognized as a place of Statewide and National interest, the Delta offers an abundance of recreation experiences for a diverse … Continue reading

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Federal Scientists Find Delta Tunnels Plan Will Devastate Salmon

by Dan Bacher | posted in: Spotlight | 0    Governor Jerry Brown and administration officials claim that the California WaterFix, a controversial plan to build two 35-mile long tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, is based on “science.” “The … Continue reading

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DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria densa

The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) will begin herbicide treatment of water hyacinth and Egeria densa on March 1 in various areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta). The division simultaneously will be treating the South American spongeplant, Uruguay … Continue reading

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Delta Levee Conditions Maps

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has provided to the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) maps and other information relating to the existing conditions of Delta levees. This information includes maps constructed by DWR indicating its best estimate of levee miles … Continue reading

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Who Should Pay To Fix The Oroville Dam?

By Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore The Delta | February 22, 2017 Read article at KCET or LinkTV. Commentary: After a nail-biting week of rain, it looks like the Oroville Dam spillway crisis is under control, for now. Downstream communities, including the … Continue reading

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Living with Levees: Information for Homeowners, Renters, Business Owners and the General Public

From FEMA Understanding Your Flood Risk Living and working near levees comes with risk. Levees may reduce risk during certain flood events, but they do not provide complete protection from flooding. They can and do deteriorate over time and must … Continue reading

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