State Water Commission to Hold Maui Meeting on Amended Stream Flow, June 6

June 4, 2018, 12:00 PM HST · Updated June 4, 12:05 PM
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The upper diversion on Olowalu Stream was rendered unusable following a severe storm event in September 2016. PC: Hawaiʻi DLNR//Hawai‘i Commission on Water Resource Management

The Commission on Water Resource Management will hold an informational meeting to update the community and address questions on the implementation of amended interim instream flow standards (IIFS) for the surface water hydrological units of Ukumehame, Olowalu, Kaua‘ula on the island of Maui.

The meeting is scheduled as follows:

June 6, 2018 (Wednesday) Lahainaluna Intermediate School cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. at 871 Lahainaluna Rd., in Lahaina.

The informational meeting is being conducted in accordance with the amended IIFS approved by the Commission at its March 20, 2018 meeting. This meeting will include an agency overview, a review of the amended IIFS, a monitoring plan and implementation and evaluation of the IIFS, consistent with Part VI (Instream Uses of Water) of the State Water Code, Chapter 174C, Hawai‘i Revised Statutes and Title 13, Chapter 169 (Protection of Instream Uses of Water), Hawai‘i Administrative Rules.

The submittal for the amended IIFS for Ukumehame, Olowalu, Launiupoko and Kaua‘ula is available online on the Commission on Water Resource Management website:

http://files.hawaii.gov/dlnr/cwrm/submittal/2018/sb20180320B1.pdf

A presentation of the submittal is available on the CWRM website:

http://files.hawaii.gov/dlnr/cwrm/submittal/2018/sb20180320B1B.pdf

All interested persons are urged to attend the meeting to ask questions, orally or in writing. Written questions may be submitted to the office up to three days in advance at:

Mail:    Commission on Water Resource Management

State Department of Land and Natural Resources

P.O. Box 621

Honolulu, HI 96809

Facsimile: (808) 587-0219

Email: [email protected]

Disabled individuals planning to attend the public meeting are asked to contact the Commission by phone at (808) 587-0214 at least three days in advance of the public meeting to indicate if they have special needs that require accommodation.

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