Delta Conveyance Project

Permits & Regulatory Compliance

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) initiated the planning for the proposed Delta Conveyance Project in early 2020 and is pursuing numerous environmental compliance and permitting processes that must be completed prior to construction and operation of the project.

News & Updates

DWR Approves Delta Conveyance Project

December 21, 2023

The Department of Water Resources today approved the Delta Conveyance Project, certifying the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and completing an extensive environmental review. DWR selected the “Bethany Reservoir Alignment” for further engineering, design and permitting.

Final Environmental Impact Report

December 8, 2023

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is today releasing the Final Environmental Impact Report to public agencies that commented on the Draft EIR, per the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Planning Process Next Steps

A snapshot of the major environmental compliance and permitting processes required for the Delta Conveyance Project.

Thumbnails of Permit Process Document