Groundwater Pollution Control Section


  • To protect the quality of Hawaii’s underground sources of drinking water from chemical, physical, radioactive, and biological contamination that could originate from injection well activity.
  • Process permits and project reviews for new and renewal permits, modifications, and abandonment of injection wells.
  • Evaluate geologic logs of soil and rock, injectivity tests, geologic maps, and groundwater quality profiles to determine the viability of subsurface injection.
  • Maintain inventory and database of all injection well files.
  • Organize and conduct site inspections to verify the location and performance of injection wells and to verify compliance with all testing or well closure plans.
  • Conduct site investigations to identify problems such as unpermitted facilities and correction of deficiencies.
  • Enforce Underground Injection Control (UIC) rules and permit conditions.
  • Serve the public by providing information and technical assistance.


Iris van der Zander Section Supervisor
Anay Shende UIC Program Geologist
Mark Frazier UIC Program Geologist

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:  25 July 2023