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Key schedule milestones for the North Delta Flood Control and Ecosystem Restoration Project:

Milestone Timeframe Year
Public Scoping February 19,20 2003
Administrative Draft EIR June 2006
Public Draft EIR Winter 2008
Final EIR Fall 2010
Design Complete Fall 2013
Construction Complete Summer 2015

Ongoing studies addressing critical scientific and engineering uncertainties will progress throughout and inform all phases of project implementation. Adaptive management will be a key component of project implementation. This figure shows the relationship between studies of critical uncertainties, adaptive management, and steps in project development and implementation.


flowchart showing the steps in the project flow