Restore the Delta will be joining in to represent the Bay-Delta! Will you? Federal science is what protects the San Francisco Bay-Delta! It is what we use in our daily messaging to reveal the injustices and over pumping by special interests. Please plan to join us, bring signs to represent the SF Bay-Delta communities and our support for scientists! Scroll down for printable 11 x 17 inch marching signs or to get ideas for your own positive sign! SACRAMENTO Date and Time: Saturday, April 22 at 10 AM - 4 PM Location: Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814 Program on April 22: 10 am - 12pm : Pre-march program, at Southside park 12pm - begin marching to the Capitol [...]
The Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) has been attempting to pull a fast one on Delta area residents. They are considering a motion to amend the Delta Plan to automatically accept new conveyance, aka the Delta tunnels, into their master plan for the Delta, without proper public vetting. We need you to attend the Delta Stewardship Council meeting on March 23, Thursday in Brentwood. The meeting starts at 9 am, but the public session is not scheduled to begin until 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at: Brentwood Community Center, 708 3rd Street, Brentwood, CA 94513 The DSC has also been holding public scoping meetings on this measure; however, they have FAILED to notify the broader public [...]
Last weekend, Restore the Delta hosted and organized a successful event in Spanish with Univision and Food and Water Watch for the Latino community in East Los Angeles. We gave facts to the audience in Spanish about why the project is a bad idea for the Delta and for Metropolitan Water District (MWD) ratepayers. Like other audiences we have given presentations to about the Tunnels, they understood. Metropolitan Water District was so threatened by Restore the Delta participating in a Spanish water event that their outreach person went so far as to contact individual Metropolitan Water District Board members with mis-statements about our presentation. We have nothing to hide and would welcome the opportunity to debate their staff at [...]
The Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan has the potential to stop the decades-long over pumping of the Delta. This year we have the opportunity to make sure the State gets it right.
Update 1.9.17: Make an extra impact. Join us in sending a petition the State Water Board on the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan, click here to sign. In 2016, thousands of Restore the Delta supporters signed a petition urging the State Water Resources Control Board to update outdated water quality standards for the Bay-Delta region. Hundreds also showed up to speak up at recent hearings in Sacramento and Stockton in December of 2016, watch them here or check out our previous live tweets. The outdated 20-year-old Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan allows more than half the water needed for the delta's ecological health to be diverted away for unsustainable Big Agriculture on the west and south San Joaquin Valley. [...]