Delta Science Program Peer Review: Delta Levee Investment Strategy Methodology

An expert review panel evaluates the methodology behind the development of the Delta Levee Investment Strategy Note: This post is quite long; it is available for downloading as a pdf (with essential graphics only) here:  DLIS Workshop PDF The 2009 Delta Reform Act created the Delta Stewardship Council and directed it to do a number of things, among them to […]

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Delta Levee Investment Strategy Update: Delta Stewardship Council accepts the Delta Levee Investment Issue Paper

The Delta Stewardship Council votes to unanimously accept the Delta Levee Investment Issue Paper, setting the framework for upcoming policy discussions The Delta Levee Investment Strategy project is an 18-month multi-agency effort led by the Delta Stewardship Council to update priorities for state investments in Delta levees. The strategy is intended to guide the ongoing investment of State funds that […]

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Delta Stewardship Council, November meeting wrap-up: Delta Levee Investment Strategy and other meeting notes

Coverage of the Delta Stewardship Council’s November meeting wraps up today with the Delta Levee Investment Strategy Monthly Update, and meeting notes on the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee meeting, the Interim Science Action Agenda, and the Lead Scientist’s report. Delta Levee Investment Strategy Monthly Update Topics in this month’s Delta Levee Investment Strategy update include the project schedule, upcoming […]

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Delta Protection Commission hears about the Delta Levee Investment Strategy and DWR’s Drought Contingency Plan

At the November meeting of the Delta Protection Commission, Cindy Messer from the Delta Stewardship Council gave a presentation on the Council’s Delta Levee Investment Strategy and DWR’s Paul Marshall updated the Commission on the Drought Contingency Plan. Delta Levee Investment Strategy Cindy Messer, Deputy Executive Officer of Planning with the Delta Stewardship Council, began by noting that the  Council was […]

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Delta Stewardship Council: October update on the Delta Levee Prioritization Strategy

At the October meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, Supervising Engineer Dustin Jones provided the council with a monthly update on the progress of the development of the Delta levee prioritization strategy. The Delta Stewardship Council was directed to develop the strategy by the 2009 Delta Reform Act that will guide state investments in Delta levees that considers the assets […]

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Delta Levee Investment Strategy update: Presentation and discussion of the Levee Investment Issue Paper

At the September meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, Deputy Executive Officer Cindy Messer updated the council on the progress of the development of the Delta levee investment strategy. The focus of this month’s update is an issue paper that staff have drafted and is currently being circulated for public review. The issue paper has been prepared at the Council’s […]

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Delta Stewardship Council endorses habitat restoration issue paper; an update on the Delta Levee Investment Strategy

Big Break, Oakley, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Photo by Chris Austin. All rights reserved.

At the August meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, council members spent the morning touring the Antioch Dunes and Dutch Slough restoration projects in the western Delta. After lunch, they reconvened at the Big Break Visitors Center in Oakley to discuss endorsement of a new habitat restoration issue paper and hear an update on where the Council staff is with […]

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Delta Stewardship Council hears updates on the Delta Levee Prioritization Strategy and Delta Plan performance measures

At the July 25 meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, staff updated the council members on the progress made on both the Delta Levee Prioritization Strategy and the development of Delta Plan performance measures. This is the second of three part coverage from the July meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council. Part 1 is here:  Independent science panels present findings […]

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Delta Stewardship Council moves forward on developing a strategy for state investments in Delta levees

With the task of developing and adopting the Delta Plan behind them, the Delta Stewardship Council is now preparing to fulfill it’s next mandate: developing a strategy for prioritizing state investments in Delta levees.  At the May 30th meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, staff were before the Council, asking the Council to approve the contract to hire the firm […]

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