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Audit and Evaluation Annual Report 2009–2010

Final - March 19, 2010

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Audit Key Steps

Planning completed

April 22,2009

Fieldwork completed

November 30, 2009

Draft audit report completed

December 20, 2009

Report sent for management response

February 1, 2010

Management response received

February 11, 2010

Draft report completed

February 18, 2010

Report tabled to the External Audit Advisory Committee

March 19, 2010

Report approved by the Deputy Minister

March 19, 2010

List of abbrs


Assistant Deputy Minister


Total Actual Renewable Water Resources


Environment Canada


Gross National Income


Hydrometric Database


Indian and Northern Affairs Canada


Meteorological Service of Canada


National Administrators Table


National Hydrometric Program Coordinators Committee


Quality Management Systems


Reference Hydrometric Basin Network


Weather and Environmental Monitoring


Weather and Environmental Operations

Prepared by the Audit and Evaluation Team


The audit team responsible for this project was led by Sophie Boisvert, CIA, and included Stephanie Brossard, Lalit Golani, Yue Yan and Harjit Singh Saini, under the direction of Jean Leclerc, CIA. C. David Sellars, P. Eng., from Schlumberger Water Services (Canada) Inc., led the assessment of the network configuration.

The audit team would like to thank those individuals who contributed to this project and, particularly, employees and managers of the National Hydrometric Program, along with provincial and territorial members of the National Administrators Table and the National Hydrometric Program Coordinators Committee, who provided insights and comments as part of this audit.

Original signed by


Chief Audit Executive

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