Bay Delta Plan Update: Final SED Released

On July 6, 2018, the State Water Board released a final proposal to amend the Bay-Delta Plan (Proposed Final Amendments) and a Final Substitute Environmental Document (SED) for the Lower San Joaquin River and Southern Delta. To review these documents and submit comments, visit the State Water Board’s website. Comments are due before 12pm Noon on July 27, 2018. See instructions for submitting comments below:

  • If submitting via email, please send to Jeanine Townsend, Clerk to the Board, by email at (please note that the email capacity is less than
    50 megabytes total). Please title the subject line: “Comment Letter – Revisions to Proposed Bay-Delta Plan Amendments.” Electronic submission by email in pdf text format is preferred.
  • If submitting a hard copy of a comment letter, please address the letter to the attention of Jeanine Townsend, Clerk to the Board, State Water Resources Control Board, 1001 I Street, 24th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814. Couriers delivering comment letters in person to CalEPA Headquarters Building must check in with lobby security personnel.
  • The State Water Board meeting to receive oral public comments and for consideration of adoption will be held on:

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 9:30 a.m. and
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 9:30 a.m.

    at Joe Serna Jr. CalEPA Headquarters Building Coastal Hearing Room
    1001 I Street, Second Floor Sacramento, CA 95814

  • Video and audio broadcasts of the public meeting will be available via the internet and can be accessed at:

For more information, please see the full Notice of Public Meeting.