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B5: Hazardous Materials Management and Response

This project allows the District to continue providing a local, toll free number to report hazardous materials spills 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Emergency staff responds within 2 hours of the initial report, with spill cleanup in District rights-of-way performed in a timely manner. Appropriate agencies are alerted when spills are outside District jurisdiction.


  • Prevents and reduces contaminants in surface and groundwater
  • Provide a quick, systematic emergency response that reduces negative impacts of hazardous materials spills

Project Status

(As of June 2017)

  • FY17, quarter 4 totals :
    • Total Number of Reported Hazardous Material Incidents: 33
    • Total Number of Field Responses: 17
    • Total Number of Urgent Incidents: 6
    • Percent of Urgent Field Responses meeting KPI: 100%

Key Performance Indicator

  1. Respond to 100% of hazardous materials reports requiring urgent on-site inspection in 2 hours or less


Prioity B-200

Project Information

StatusOn Target 
Project StartFY 2014
Project FinishFY 2028
Safe Clean Water
Program funding
 $0.6 M**

(2015 Dollars)

** More financial information: 5-Year Implementation Plan, pages: 19-27


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