Bay-Delta Plan Update: Amendments and Substitute Environmental Document (SED) for Lower San Joaquin River and Southern Delta

On July 6, 2018, the State Water Board released a final proposal to amend the Bay-Delta Plan (Proposed Final Amendments) and a Final SED. The Proposed Final Amendments and Final SED include State Water Board responses to public comments on the 2016 draft proposal to amend the Bay-Delta plan and draft SED. The State Water Board will consider adopting the Proposed Final Amendments and Final SED on August 21, 2018. The State Water Board will accept written comments on the Final SED until 12:00 p.m. noon on July 27, 2018. Please review the Notice of Filing and Public Hearing for instructions on providing public comments.

Final Amendments and SED - July 6, 2018

The SED and associated appendices were prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the California Water Code, and other applicable State and federal requirements and include analysis of the expected environmental, water supply, economic, and hydropower effects of the San Joaquin Proposal.

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