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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Delta Protection Advisory Committee (DPAC) Meeting
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.
Commission Meeting Audio Now Online
Audio from the May 17, 2018 Delta Protection Commission meeting is now on our YouTube channel.
Spring 2018 Delta Voice
In this Special Edition of Delta Voice we shared a few threads from the Delta’s heritage tapestry including the history of Filipino Americans in the Delta, the life and work of Erle Stanley Gardner, recent preservation projects, Ryde Hotel’s unique story, and a look back at the time of the steamers through the lens of historic sunken vessels. Also, save the date for the Delta Heritage Forum on Friday, July 20, 2018!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org!
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.