Compliance and Enforcement


    • To review public water system performance and to achieve compliance by those systems through technical assistance, formal enforcement, or other means.
    • Assure that all public water systems are in compliance with all state and federal rules, regulations and requirements.
    • Identify non-compliant public water systems and to assure required violation response measures are taken.
    • Issue public notice of all new contaminants in a public water system as required under Chapter 340E, Section 340E-24, within 14 days of determination that the results are reliable, or take appropriate actin to establish reliable data.
    • Revise and update state regulations to be in compliance with Federal Drinking Water Requirements.
    • Identify system problems through sanitary survey, monitoring results or other means and work with systems to address these problems.
    • Issue enforcement actions as necessary.
    • Evaluate engineering compliance proposals, track progress of compliance projects, cite violations of compliance schedules or provide extensions where appropriate.


Zhaohui Wang Section Supervisor (acting), Total Coliform Rule
vacant Radionuclides Rule, Total Coliform Rule
Jodi Yamami Public Water Systems Operator Certification
vacant Chemical Monitoring (External Labs), Consumer Confidence Reports

Contact Us

Phone: (808) 586-4258
Fax: (808) 586-4351
E-Mail: [email protected] 

  • Oahu
    Safe Drinking Water Branch
    Environmental Management Division
    Hawaii State Department of Health
    2385 Waimano Home Road, Suite 110
    Uluakupu Building 4
    Pearl City, Hawaii 96782-1400
  • East Hawaii
    Safe Drinking Water Branch – Hilo
    Hawaii District Health Office – Hilo
    1582 Kamehameha Avenue
    Hilo, Hawaii 96720
    Phone: (808) 933-0401
    Fax: (808) 933-0400

Last Update:  9 January 2024