Welcome to the Delta Protection Commission

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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.



See Delta Protection Commission updates below or sign up for Delta Happenings to stay up-to-date with all the information you want, including community events and Delta agency meeting information. You can also browse our events calendar. 

Commission Calendar

January 17, 2019 – Commission Meeting
Rio Vista Council Chamber
1 Main Street, Rio Vista, CA 94571 (MAP)

View upcoming and past Commission meetings, including agendas, associated documents, meetings minutes, and audio archives.

Commission Meeting Audio Now Online

Audio from the November 15, 2018 Delta Protection Commission meeting is now on our YouTube channel.

Commission Comments on CA WaterFix (DWR) Certification of Consistency with the Delta Plan 

On October 16, 2018, the Commission submitted a comment letter to the Delta Stewardship Council regarding the CA WaterFIX (DWR) Certification of Consistency with the Delta Plan.  Presentation by Commission members will be on October 24, 2018 in West Sacramento.

Fall 2018 Delta Voice

The Fall 2018 issue of Delta Voice is here! Learn about Delta levees and flood safety, how interpretive signs tell the story behind the native plant landscape at Benicia State Recreation Area, the history and diversity of Delta farmworkers, Delta salinity levels, and extreme sports such as kiteboarding, windsurfing, and dirt biking.

Commission Comments on CA WaterFix Supplemental EIR/EIS

On September 17, 2018, the Commission submitted a comment letter to the Department of Water Resources on the WaterFix Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (SEIR/EIS).

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 submit@delta.ca.gov!

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.

Aquatic Weeds

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.

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Audio from the November 15, 2018 Delta Protection Commission meeting is now available.