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Delta Emergency Operations Plan


The Department began work in December 2006, to improve its ability to respond quickly and effectively to simultaneous, multiple island levee failures within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The Delta Emergency Operations Concept Paper released in April 2007, was the initial product of this effort. An interim Delta Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan (Delta EPRP) that further clarifies the Department's response to the multiple island failure scenarios will be released to the public in the Fall of 2008. The final plan, due in the Winter of 2010, will be a Delta specific Integrated Flood Emergency Operations Plan (Delta IFEOP). The Delta IFEOP will be an integration of existing plans, agreements, and processes between local, state, and federal emergency responders.

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