The Delta Independent Science Board (Delta ISB) will discuss the status of current reviews and will consider finalizing the summary sheet for its habitat restoration review. Outside of the usual business matters, the Delta ISB will moderate a panel discussion with monitoring programs that collect data at a national or regional scale that includes the Bay-Delta to help inform the review on the Delta Monitoring Enterprise.
This panel discussion will include representatives from
"Coequal goals" means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place.
–CA Water Code §85054
July 12, 2018: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. PDT
1. Welcome and Declarations
2. Delta ISB Chair Report and Business Matters
3. Council Chair and Executive Officer Report
4. Delta Lead Scientist Report
5. Updates on Reviews
a. Water Supply Reliability
b. Water Quality
d. Interagency Ecological Program (IEP)
e. Delta Monitoring Enterprise
6. Finalize Summary Sheet for the Delta ISB’s Habitat Restoration Review
11:15 a.m. ~ Lunch Break (Return at 12:30 p.m. for panel discussion)
7.Panel Discussion: National and Regional Monitoring Programs
Panelists include Mr. Steven Albert (Institute for Bird Populations), Dr. Joseph Domagalski (USGS), Dr. Matt Ferner (San Francisco Bay NERR), Mr. Robert Hartman (Retired, NWS), and Dr. Mary Kentula (USEPA).
•Members of the public shall be provided an opportunity to address the Delta ISB on any agenda items except closed session items and those items for which the public has already been afforded such opportunity at an earlier meeting. In addition, comments during the Public Comment period shall be limited to matters within the Delta ISB’s jurisdiction and not on the agenda. Reasonable time limits may be established for public comments (Government Code Sections 11125.7).
•Members of the public are encouraged to visit the Delta ISB website at