Bay-Delta Update - Jan. 24, 2013

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Bay-Delta Update - Jan. 24, 2013

  1. 1. Bay-Delta Update Imported Water Committee January 24, 2013
  2. 2. Delta Stewardship Council  The final draft Delta Plan is under public review, along with the programmatic EIR/EIS  The Water Authority commented on the draft Delta Plan on January 11 2
  3. 3. Bay Delta Conservation Plan  The BDCP has slipped behind schedule  The state and contractors are negotiating with the federal fisheries agencies on Endangered Species Act permit terms  Without final terms, the contractors do not know how much water may be available when the project is built 3
  4. 4. Financing the BDCP  Dr. David Sunding has prepared a cost- benefit analysis for the water contractors  Without a range of possible yields, Dr. Sunding is unable to evaluate benefits  His preliminary conclusion based on the proposed project was that the project would show a net benefit for the contractors in terms of avoiding shortages 4
  5. 5. Statewide Cost-Benefit Study  Dr. Sunding has been commissioned to study the overall cost-benefit ratio for the proposed project to the state as a whole  Dr. Sunding began the study in December  The BDCP finance working group met January 23 to discuss the scope  The Portfolio Approach conceptual alternative should be evaluated as well 5

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