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Delta smelt on the rocks
It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a whole year to make a mature Delta smelt. That’s one of the key findings in an updated...
Mary Piepho
Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Piepho, the newest member of the Delta Stewardship Council (Council), joined the Council in February and...
Susan Tatayon
The California State Senate in March confirmed Governor Jerry Brown’s appointment of Susan Tatayon as a member of the Delta Stewardship...
Iryna Dronova
Although it’s been about two years since she started as a Delta Science Fellow, Dr. Iryna Dronova is still heavily involved in researching...
Phil Isenberg
In May, 2015 Delta Stewardship Council Vice-Chair Phil Isenberg was honored for his 40-plus-year career of public service by the Sacramento...

Coequal goals

The Delta Stewardship Council was created in legislation to achieve the state mandated coequal goals for the Delta. "'Coequal goals' means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place." (CA Water Code §85054)