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Media Resources

The Delta Stewardship Council Press Office articulates the agency's position on issues, serves as a liaison to the media, and releases information to the public. Media representatives requiring information about the Council, or to arrange an interview with one of the Council Members, please contact the Council's Public Information Officer Eric Alvarez at 916-445-5383 or at


The Council maintains a library of stock video footage and still photographs and makes these available to the media upon request. The Press Office researches and responds to inquiries from the media. Facts are gathered as quickly as possible and provided to the inquirer.


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Video Gallery



DSC Comments on the BDCP
The Delta Stewardship Council routinely corresponds with local, state, and federal agencies, along with stakeholders and other interested groups, on the development of the Delta Plan and related matters.  Listed here on this page are copies of those letters.  The correspondence represents material considered sent by the Council has a whole body.
DSC Comment on BDCP - 4/21/2010
DSC Comment on BDCP - 6/28/2010
DSC Comment on BDCP - 11/15/2010


DSC Understanding the Delta Plan Fact Sheet
DSC Delta Plan and EIR Development Timeline
Understanding the Delta Plan Process
DSC Brochure
DSC Delta Plan Themes
Delta Plan Executive Summary
Delta Science Plan
Delta Science Plan Fact Sheet
Delta Levee Investment Strategy Fact Sheet
Interim Science Action Agenda
Interim Science Action Agenda Fact Sheet


Press Releases
2016/06/23 - Statement of Executive Officer Jessica R. Pearson on the Superior Court’s Tentative Delta Plan Ruling
2016/05/19 - Court Upholds Council’s Delta Plan and Calls for Two Refinements
2015/10/02 - Data Summit White Paper Press Release
2015/09/15 - Data Summit White Paper Media Advisory
2015/08/28 - Council Appoints Dr. Cliff Dahm Lead Scientist
2014/11/10 - Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee Media Advisory
2014/10/23 - 8th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference
2014/04/25 - Council Names Jessica Pearson New Executive Officer
2014/04/01 - Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee Media Advisory
2014/01/23 - DSC Drought Discussion, Drought: Economy vs. Environment
2013/11/21 - Isenberg Statement on the USGS Subsidence Report
2013/08/12 - Delta Plan Takes Effect September 1
2013/06/17 - Statement on the Lawsuits Against the Delta Plan v2
2013/06/06 - CABA Media Advisory
2013/05/28 - Statement on the Lawsuit Against the Delta Plan
2013/05/16 - Council Adopts Final Delta Plan
2013/05/14 - Delta Council Charts New Path for Delta with Adoption of Delta Plan
2013/02/20 - Council Names Deputy Executive Officers
2012/11/30 - Delta Plan Close to Completion
2012/10/15 - 7th Biennial Delta Science Conference Reconciling Science & Policy in the Delta
2012/09/21 - Council Names Chris Knopp New Executive Officer
2012/06/13 - DSC to Remain an Independent Agency
2012/05/14 - Final Staff Draft of the Delta Plan Released
2012/05/11 - Final Staff Draft Delta Plan Released
2012/01/26 - DSC Appoints New Lead Scientist
2011/12/21 - Science Panel Releases Review of Fish Protection Requirements for Water Ops
2011/11/16 - Council Hires Chief Deputy Executive Officer
2011/11/04 - Council Releases Draft EIR for Delta Plan & Executive Officer's Statement
2011/08/25 - Calif State Parks Offers Recreational Proposal for Delta at Council Meeting
2011/04/25 - Third Staff Draft of Delta Plan Released
2011/03/23 - Second Staff Draft of Delta Plan to be Reviewed
2011/03/18 - Second Staff Draft of Delta Plan Released
2011/03/08 - Monthly Workshops Aid in Draft Delta Plan Development
2011/02/28 - DSC Responds to Release of BDCP Documents
2011/02/23 - Conservation Begins on First Draft of Delta Plan
2011/02/14 - First Draft of Delta Plan Released
2011/01/21 - DSC Hears Important Science Reports Useful for Delta Plan
2010/12/14 - DSC to Review Delta Plan Proposed Draft Outline
2010/11/16 - DSC Meeting Set for Thursday and Friday
2010/10/28 - DSC Finds Science Supports Improved Sac-Area Wastewater Treatment
2010/09/03 - 6th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference to be held Sept. 27-29
2010/08/30 - Delta Stewardship Council Adopts Interim Plan
2010/07/30 - New Member Appointed to the Delta Stewardship Council
2010/07/27 - Consultant hired to conduct independent review of BDCP
2010/07/07 - State Water Board Announces Delegation of Delta Watermaster
2010/06/24 - Ten Prominent Scientists Named to Delta Panel
2010/04/30 - Consultant team Hired for Delta Plan



Eric Alvarez
Public Information Officer
Delta Stewardship Council
980 Ninth Street
Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-5383


Deputy Executive Officer for Planning
Cassandra Enos-Nobriga
Delta Stewardship Council
980 Ninth Street
Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-0258


Council Meetings
Pat Rogers
Clerk to the Delta Stewardship Council
980 Ninth Street
Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-5593

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)