To plan, permit, design and build a modernized state-of-the art, sustainable, resilient, environmentally responsive and cost-effective Delta Conveyance Project that resolves the long-standing need to assure affordable State Water Project reliability serving future generations of Californians in a way that respects the uniqueness of the Delta as a place and its communities.
Who We Are
Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA) is a joint powers authority governed by a seven-member Board comprised of representatives from sixteen of the Public Water Agencies that are serviced by the Department of Water Resource’s State Water Project. The DCA is currently focused on design and engineering needed to support environmental review and permitting. To understand how these Public Water Agencies are represented on the DCA Board, watch the video here.
DCA Member Agencies
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Kern County Water Agency
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Alameda County Flood Control Zone 7 Water District
Alameda County Water District
Class 3 and 7
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency
Dudley Ridge Water District
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency
Coachella Valley Water District
Crestline-Lake Arrowhead Water Agency
Mojave Water Agency
San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
Desert Water Agency
San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency
Palmdale Water District
Read more in the Joint Powers Authority (JPA) detailing how participating water agencies are represented on the DCA Board of Directors here.
Board of Directors
Our team includes regionally-based, internationally acclaimed engineers and outreach professionals with a broad range of credentials and experience with high impact infrastructure projects.
Browse the links below to locate governance documents related to the Delta Conveyance Program, including bylaws, agreements and policies.
Joint Exercise Powers Agreement (JEPA)
JEPA Amendment 8 – January 24, 2024
JEPA Amendment 7 – December 23, 2022
JEPA Amendment 6 – April 22, 2022
JEPA Amendment 5 – March 2, 2021
JEPA Amendment 4 – October 26, 2020
JEPA Amendment 3 – August 28, 2020
JEPA Amendment 2 – June 3, 2020
JEPA Amendment 1 – June 27, 2019
JEPA – October 26, 2018