Report 2016-132 Recommendation 3 Responses

Report 2016-132: Department of Water Resources: The Unexpected Complexity of the California WaterFix Project Has Resulted in Significant Cost Increases and Delays (Release Date: October 2017)

Recommendation #3 To: Water Resources, Department of

To ensure it makes appropriate use of its growing surplus revenue balance, DWR should develop a detailed plan describing how it intends to use these funds.

60-Day Agency Response

DWR has already defined a process for use of expenditure of (b)(4) funds in December 2016. DWR is working on developing and implementing a business process to formalize comprehensive procedures for proposing, approving, and tracking projected Priority 4 revenues and associated uses with implementation to start by the end of the first quarter of 2018. We will have an outline for the detailed business process in place by the end of December 2017.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 4/1/18
  • Response Date: December 2017

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

All Recommendations in 2016-132

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.