Public Notices and Updates
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR DRAFT REPORT ON 2014 STATE OF HAWAII WATER QUALITY MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT REPORT
Under §303(d) of the Federal Clean Water Act, the Department of Health (DOH), State of Hawaii, requests public comments on the draft report titled “2014 State of Hawaii Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report: Integrated Report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Congress Pursuant to §303(d) and §305(b), Clean Water Act (P.L. 97-117)”. The draft report is available for public review Monday through Friday between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the Clean Water Branch (CWB), Department of Health, 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 301, Honolulu, 96814. For a copy of the draft report, contact the CWB at 586-4309, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax a request to 586-4352, visit the CWB website at http://health.hawaii.gov/cwb/site-map/clean-water-branch-home-page/integrated-report-and-total-maximum-daily-loads/, or mail a request to the CWB address above. The District Health Offices (DHOs) on Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui also provide copies of this document available for review:
Hawai’i DHO, 1582 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI 96720, (808) 933-0401; Kealakekua Health Office, 79-7595 Haukapila St., Rm. 109, Kealakekua, HI 96750, (808) 322-1967; Kaua’i DHO, 3040 Umi St., Lihue, HI 96766, (808) 241-3322; Maui DHO, 54 High St rm 300., Wailuku, HI 96793, (808) 984-8230.
All comments must be transmitted in writing by 05/14/2014 to Alec Wong, Clean Water Branch, Department of Health, 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 301, Honolulu, HI 96814.
Linda Rosen, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of Health
Call For Water Quality Monitoring Data
Under §303(d) of the Federal Clean Water Act, the Department of Health (DOH), State of Hawaii, calls for any data that may be considered in the 2014 water quality monitoring and assessment reporting process.
Any persons who have data and information on the quality of surface waters in Hawaii are encouraged to submit these documents. Documents submitted should include contact information for the person(s) or organization(s) that collected the data.
Data to be submitted must meet the requirements listed on Data Submittal Requirements.
Data to be considered for the 2014 reporting cycle should be submitted to the Clean Water Branch Office no later than November 1, 2013.
Clean Water Branch (CWB), Department of Health
Loretta J. Fuddy, A.C.S.W., M.P.H.
Notice of Public Hearing on Changes to Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Chapters 11-54 (Water Quality Standards) and 11-55 (Water Pollution Control).
The Department of Health (DOH) will receive written comments and hold a public hearing on proposed changes to HAR, Chapters 11-54 and 11-55 on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. More information on the public hearing is available at: Notice of Public Hearing on Changes to HAR 11-54 and 11-55. Please see below for the proposed changes to HAR 11-54, the HAR 11-54 rationale, the proposed changes to HAR 11-55, and the HAR 11-55 rationale.
|DOH vs. Hawaiian Cement Settlement Agreement|
|Notice of Public Hearing on Changes to Water Quality and Water Pollution Rules
Regarding Pesticide Applications to State Waters
Updated BMP procedures regarding General Permits
Authorizing the discharge of storm water associated with construction activities.
|Updated Ma‘ili’ili Settlement and Request For Proposal
Request For Proposal, Ma’ili’ili Settlement
Public Notices for NPDES Permits and Section 401 WQCs
All current are available at NPDES permits and/or Section WQC public notices.