Feb. 7 Deadline for Responses to Delta Stewardship Council Survey

  • by Will Holbert
  • Jan 29, 2019
  • Water News

The Delta Stewardship Council (Council) is conducting a five-year review of its Delta Plan. As part of this review the Council is seeking the perspectives of those with an interest in the Plan. Survey responses will be combined with the responses of others and used to help inform and guide the direction of the Council’s planning and implementation activities for the Delta Plan over the next five years.

The full survey can be viewed here.

Participation in the survey will assist the Council in evaluating the effectiveness of the Plan in achieving its co-equal goals to provide a more reliable water supply for California and to protect, restore, and enhance the Delta ecosystem in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as an evolving place.

The survey is divided into two parts. The first part includes 13 mostly multiple-choice questions and is estimated to take less than five (5) minutes to complete. The survey is asking for your opinions and experience. No additional research or reference to other materials is needed. Your first response is likely the best.  The second part of the survey is optional and asks for more in-depth responses. For this section you may wish to refer to the Delta Plan and supporting materials. You may start and return to the survey as many times as needed as long as you are using the same computer until the survey closes on Feb. 7.

If you would like to provide specific comments on Delta Plan Chapters, you may also participate in a second survey just on that topic at Delta Plan Chapter Survey.

Survey results will be compiled and analyzed for overall trends and shared at a Delta Stewardship Council public meeting anticipated to occur in March 2019.  Questions or comments may be directed to deltaplanfiveyearreview@deltacouncil.ca.gov.

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