Report 2016-132 Recommendation 9 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 #9 To: Water Resources, Department of

In order to prepare for the potential approval of WaterFix and to ensure that the project is managed properly during the design and construction phase, DWR should develop and update when necessary the associated program management plan for the design and construction phase of the project.

1-Year Agency Response

With the formation of the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA) in Spring 2018, the DCA is responsible for the design and construction of the WaterFix project under the control and supervision of DWR. DWR and the DCA are developing separate program management plans that reflect their individual roles and responsibilities.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 2019
  • Response Date: October 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending


6-Month Agency Response

The Department will carry out this recommendation prior to the implementation phase. Will Implement.

  • Estimated Completion Date: Unknown
  • Response Date: April 2018

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


60-Day Agency Response

The Department will carry out this recommendaton prior to the implementation phase.

  • Estimated Completion Date: Unknown
  • 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.