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  • Now Online: Salinity Management Workshop Agenda

    The Delta Science Program is pleased to share the agenda for the March 26-27, 2024, Salinity Management Workshop. In addition to hearing presentations from subject matter experts on challenges, opportunities for collaboration, and advancements in salinity modeling, attendees will participate in breakout groups that explore these topics and others.

  • Now Online: A New Decision-Support Tool and Storymap

    The Delta Stewardship Council is pleased to share new resources related to the Delta Levees Investment Strategy (DLIS), a risk-based prioritization for levee investments in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta that became California state law as part of the Delta Plan in January 2024. The DLIS aims to benefit Californians by maximizing flood protections for people, property, and infrastructure and to support the coequal goals.

  • February 22 Delta Lead Scientist Candidate Seminar

    The Delta Stewardship Council, in partnership with the United States Geological Survey, is in the process of recruiting the next lead scientist for the Delta Science Program, whose term will begin in the summer of 2024. The Delta lead scientist is appointed by the Council after consultation with the Delta Independent Science Board.


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The Delta Stewardship Council was created in legislation to achieve the state mandated coequal goals for the Delta. "'Coequal goals' means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place." (CA Water Code Section 85054)

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