Public Notices and Updates

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON CHANGES TO HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES (HAR), TITLE 11, CHAPTER 54, ENTITLED “WATER QUALITY STANDARDS” AND CHAPTER 55, ENTITLED “WATER POLLUTION CONTROL”

DOCKET NO. R-1-14

The Department of Health (DOH) will receive written comments and hold a public hearing on proposed changes to HAR 11-54 and HAR 11-55.  The public hearing will be held on Oahu at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014, in the 5th Floor Conference Room of 919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu.  Video Conference Center Sites will be open from 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at the following locations:

  • Kauai – Kauai District Health Office, Conference Room, 3040 Umi Street, Lihue, 96766
  • Maui – Department of Health, BT Conference Room, 210 Imi Kala Street, Suite 204 (in Millyard), Wailuku, 96793
  • Hilo – Hawaii District Health Office – Hilo, Conference Room, 1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, 96720

Persons desiring to speak are asked to submit two (2) copies of their statement before or at the hearing. Written statements will also be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at the Clean Water Branch, Environmental Management Division, State Department of Health, 919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 301, Honolulu,
Hawaii 96814-4920.

Copies of the proposed rules and documents explaining the proposed changes are available below:

DRAFT DOH WATER QUALITY PLAN

Please provide comments on the 2014 Draft DOH Water Quality Plan.

The purpose of the Water Quality Plan is to provide information on DOH’s ongoing water quality work across many of its different programs, as well as lay out its future direction by setting goals and priority action items.   It also examines and discusses potential solutions for the water quality challenges that DOH faces.   We welcome your comments and feedback on the Plan.

Please submit comments via email to WQPComments@doh.hawaii.gov using the subject line “Draft Water Quality Plan.”  Public comments are due by 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 2014.

 


Updated BMP procedures regarding General Permits
Authorizing the discharge of storm water associated with construction activities.

 

Public Notices for NPDES Permits and Section 401 WQCs

Pursuant to HAR 11-55-09 and HAR 11-54-9.1.03, the Department of Health
notifies all interested persons of a proposed NPDES permit or Section 401 WQC.
All current are available at NPDES permits and/or Section WQC public notices.