Report 2017-118 Recommendation 8 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 #8 To: Water Resources Control Board

Once it has distributed its guidance, the State Water Board should work with the regional boards to develop an annual review process of the information the regional boards receive to help ensure its consistency with the guidance.

6-Month Agency Response

The Water Boards will work together to develop an annual review process for the information Regional Water Boards receive. It may take several years for permit renewals to incorporate statewide reporting, but as the Water Boards receive initial information, the State Water Board can use that information to fine-tune the cost-reporting guidance.

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

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


60-Day Agency Response

The Water Boards will work together to develop an annual review process for the information Regional Water Boards receive. It may take several years for permit renewals to incorporate statewide reporting, but as the Water Boards receive initial information, the State Water Board can use that information to fine-tune the cost-reporting guidance.

  • Estimated Completion Date: To be determined
  • Response Date: April 2018

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


All Recommendations in 2017-118

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.