Public Notices and Updates
REQUEST FOR STATE WATER QUALITY DATA FOR THE 2016 INTEGRATED REPORT
Under §303(d) and §305(b) of the Federal Clean Water Act, the State of Hawaii Department of Health (HIDOH), Clean Water Branch (CWB) requests State water quality data for consideration in the current listing cycle for the 2016 Integrated Report. Any persons/organizations/agencies that have data and information on the quality of State waters in Hawaii are encouraged to submit these documents. Documents should include contact information for the person(s), organization(s) or agency responsible for the data collection and be submitted to the HIDOH, CWB, no later than November 1, 2015. Any data received after this date will be considered during the next listing cycle for the 2018 Integrated Report.
Hawaii Department of Health, Clean Water Branch
919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 301, Honolulu, HI 96814
Ph: (808) 586-4309 Fax: (808) 586-4352
Linda Rosen, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Health
|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:
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,
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.