Yesterday, the State Water Resources Control Board ("State Water Board") issued a Revised Notice Of Public Workshops And Request For Information for the comprehensive review and update to the 2006 Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary ("Bay-Delta Plan"). Public Workshop 2, on the topic of "Bay-Delta Fishery Resources," is now scheduled for October 1 and 2, 2012, in the Coastal Hearing Room. Any written information to be considered by the State Water Board for Workshop 2 must be emailed to the State Water Board by noon on Friday, September 14, 2012. Public Workshop 3, on the topic of "Analytical Tools for Evaluating Water Supply, Hydrodynamic and Hydropower Effects," is now scheduled for November 13 and 14, 2012, in the Sierra Hearing Room. Any written information to be considered by the State Water Board for Workshop 3 must be emailed to the State Water Board by noon on Friday, October 26, 2012.
The schedule for Public Workshop 1, on the topic of "Ecosystem Changes and the Low Salinity Zone," remains unchanged and is scheduled for Wednesday, September 5, 2012, in the Coastal Hearing Room. The deadline for written documents to be considered for Workshop 1 was today, August 17th, at noon. All the public workshops are scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Environmental Protection Agency Building, located at 1001 I Street in Sacramento.