Report 2017-118 Recommendation 13 Responses

Report 2017-118: State and Regional Water Boards: They Must Do More to Ensure That Local Jurisdictions' Costs to Reduce Storm Water Pollution Are Necessary and Appropriate (Release Date: March 2018)

Recommendation #13 To: Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

To ensure that information regarding funding options available to local jurisdictions is consistent and current, the State Water Board and regional boards should work together to provide accurate information on their websites that is readily accessible, and the State Water Board and regional boards should remove outdated information by May 2018.

6-Month Agency Response

To the extent possible, the Central Valley Water Board has updated its website to reflect available funding options and remove outdated information. The Central Valley Water Board will continue to update this website with pertinent information generated in response to applicable recommendations resulting from this audit.

  • Estimated Completion Date: To be determined.
  • Response Date: August 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Partially Implemented

Although the Central Valley Water Board states that it has removed all outdated information from its website, the State Water Board indicated in recommendation 12 that it is currently working with the regional water boards to ensure that information is consistent among the regional boards' websites.


60-Day Agency Response

To the extent possible, the Central Valley Water Board has updated its website to reflect available funding options and remove outdated information. The Central Valley Water Board will continue to update this website with pertinent information generated in response to applicable recommendations resulting from this audit.

https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralvalley/water_issues/storm_water/municipal_permits/

  • Completion Date: April 2018
  • Response Date: April 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Partially Implemented

The Central Valley Water Board has removed outdated information from its website. However, the State Water Board has yet to ensure that the website contains consistent information, as it indicates in its response to Recommendation 12.

  • Auditee did not address all aspects of the recommendation

All Recommendations in 2017-118

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.