Racial Equity at the Water Boards
State Water Board’s Racial Equity Action Plan: 2023 Annual Update
The State Water Board completed its first year of implementing its Racial Equity Action Plan. A plain text version of the annual update is available that documents what progress was made toward the 53 actions prioritized for 2023 through 2025:
- Racial Equity Action Plan 2023 Annual Update (Plain Text version)
- Equidad Racial Plan de Acción: Actualización Anual 2023 (Versión de texto sin formato)
The annual update will be discussed at the March 5, 2024, State Water Board meeting as an informational item. At the meeting, the Board will receive public comments and feedback on action plan implementation. No formal action will be taken.
The State Water Board’s Racial Equity Action Plan is a compilation of goals, actions, and metrics intended to advance efforts to create a future where we equitably preserve, enhance, and restore California’s water resources and drinking water for all Californians, regardless of race, and where Water Board employees reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of California.