Welcome to the Delta Protection Commission
The Delta Protection Commission is committed to the protection and health of the Delta. We protect, maintain, enhance and enrich the overall quality of the Delta environment and economy. We do this with a focus on agriculture, recreation, and natural resources while remaining mindful of the importance of the Delta to all Californians.
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Commission Meeting Audio Now Online
Audio from the July 19, 2018 Delta Protection Commission meeting is now on our YouTube channel.
Summer 2018 Delta Voice
In this season’s issue of Delta Voice, we shared a great Delta day trip for staying cool, a highlight on historic theatres and cinema, and a taste of the breweries and cider makers flocking to the Delta. We hope you also enjoy the photo gallery of Brannan Island State Recreation Area and interviews with our new Commissioners!
Delta Flood Risk Management Assessment District Feasibility Study and Delta Levee Financing Options
(Levee Financing Feasibility Study)
The Commission reviewed the final Delta Levee Financing Feasibility Study report at the Commission Meeting on May 17, 2018. The Commission voted unanimously (14-0) to transmit the final report to the Department of Water Resources.
The Great California Delta Trail Beta Site
Visit our Beta site for the Great California Delta Trail! The Great California Delta Trail System was authorized in 2006 legislation in response to the growing demand for public access to the Delta’s natural resources, recognition of the importance of natural and rural places, and to acknowledge the value of outdoor recreation to healthy lives and communities. Share your feedback at email@example.com!
Delta Tunnels Update
The public comments received during the California WaterFix comment period have been posted here. You can see the Commission’s comment letters on all the versions of the proposal and more details here.
The California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways is issuing updates on their ongoing aquatic weed control programs. Delta residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up for their mailings to stay informed.
Hwy. 12 between Hwy. 160 and I-5 beginning at 10PM Aug.17 until 5AM Aug. 20 and again from 10PM Sep. 7 until 5AM Sep. 10.
But there is also fabulous foodie fun to take comfort in - see it all in this week's #DeltaHappenings email! https://t.co/jHRrqaclI8 https://t.co/oMaPSGdQPq
Explore Isleton, roam the Antioch Dunes, roast marshmallows around the campfire at Big Break, volunteer for the Delta Waterway Cleanup, and save the date for this year's Delta Flood Safety Fair! Get out there - the Delta is waiting! #DeltaHappenings https://t.co/KNIDwtQLBj https://t.co/Gt3sb0OoRU