• To provide engineering review and approval to new water sources, system modifications, treatment proposals, and other public water system activities requiring comment, review and approval.
  • Assure that new and substantial modifications to public water systems can deliver water of potable quality.
  • Review and provide technical assistance to water purveyors and consultants.
  • Review and approve plans, reports and specifications for new sources, serving public water systems.
  • Conduct special studies as necessary for the effective administration and operation of the Drinking Water Program.
  • Administer a State Revolving Fund for public water system improvements.
  • Implement the Lead and Copper program.


Joan Corrigan Section Supervisor
Judy Hayducsko Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
vacant Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
Heather Iwasaki Lead and Copper Rule, Capacity, Circuit Rider, Backflow & Cross Section Control
Steve Tagupa Surface Water Treatment Rule, Disinfection Byproducts Rule
Jeffrey Tsai Emergency Response

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