DWR Hold Webinars on Tunnel EIR

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will be hosting informational webinars related to their preparation of a Draft EIR for the Delta Tunnel Project (Delta Conveyance Project).

Topics are listed below.

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The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is hosting four informational webinars between July and September 2021 to provide background information related to preparation of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR).  

Save the California Delta Alliance is not in support of these webinars or attendance at them, since in the past DWR has used meetings, such as the bogus in-Delta meetings about the WaterFix, to try to show they are “listening” to the community. In truth, nothing the community said at those meetings was recorded or used at all. The WaterFix continued marching along until we proved to the Delta Stewardship Council that the tunnels were too destructive to ever be deemed “consistent” with the Delta Plan. At that point, WaterFix died.

In it’s place, the “Single Tunnel” emerged.

We will fight again when the EIR is released.

Webinar Topic Details (in case anyone decides to participate).

Operations of the State Water Project and Delta Conveyance

State Water Project (SWP) basics, including how water moves through the Delta and current SWP operations

Future challenges and risks to SWP

Methods to model operations for Delta Conveyance Project environmental review

Interpretation and use of modeling results

Water quality requirements and related operational constraints


Environmental setting details, including fish species evaluated, migration patterns and fish life cycles

Fish screen considerations

Models, data and analytical methods being used for evaluating potential impacts 

Climate Change

DWR’s overall climate change planning efforts, including the Department’s Climate Action Plan

Purpose of climate change analysis for the Delta Conveyance Project

Current climate change data

Approach to climate resiliency evaluation in the Draft EIR

Climate change and other resource area analytical methods being used for evaluating potential impacts, including for air quality and traffic 

Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice (EJ) Survey results overview, including lessons learned about EJ outreach in the Delta

Environmental Justice evaluation methodology to be included in the Draft EIR, including National Environmental Policy Act mthods considered and the use of EJ Survey data 

If you cannot attend but are interested in the information covered, the presentation and a video recording of each webinar will be made available. If you have any questions on the content covered before or after each event, please email DeltaConveyance@water.ca.gov

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