Commission On Water Resources Management

HONOLULU -- The Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) is in the process of updating the statewide Water Resource Protection Plan (WRPP) and is seeking the community’s input on water resource issues of importance. The purpose of the Water Resource Protection Plan is to establish policies and identify actions needed to ensure the long-term protection and sustainability of Hawaii’s precious and limited ground and surface water resources.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCESNews Release NEIL ABERCROMBIEGOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR,CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release October 29, 2014  INSTREAM MEASUREMENTS CONTINUE ON MAUI Na Wai Eha Stream Monitoring Update  HONOLULU – The Hawaii Commission on Water Resource Management (“Commission”) is overseeing implementation of the Na Wai ‘Ehâ Interim Instream Flow Standards (“Instream Flow”) ...
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ʻIAO, MAUI -- On Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at 9 a.m., Wailuku Water Company will begin releasing 10 million gallons of water per day into ʻIao Stream pursuant to the April 2014 Settlement Agreement in the Na Wai ‘Eha Contested Case. The Agreement involved Hui o Na Wai ‘Eha, Maui Tomorrow Foundation, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company, Wailuku Water Company, the Maui County Department of Water Supply, and the State Commission on Water Resource Management.

HONOLULU – The Nominating Committee for the State Commission on Water Resource Management (“Water Commission”) is accepting applications for one position on the Commission. The Nominating Committee will review the applications and send the names of not less than three (3) qualified individuals to the Governor, who will nominate one person for the vacant position. The term of the new appointee will begin after the Governor selects from the list of qualified applicants. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Senate in 2015. The remaining term for this position will expire on June 30, 2016.

HONOLULU – Two of Hawaii’s leading authorities on water conservation and energy efficiency jointly announce the distribution of two new handbooks written for Hawaii’s water and wastewater utilities that can help save up to 20 percent, or $16.1 million, in electricity costs annually – enough to power 9,400 homes in Hawaii.

United States Senator Brian Schatz invites you to attend a forum on Water Sustainability in Hawaii August 19, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM Kalanimoku Building, 1151 Punchbowl Street Department of Land and Natural Resurces Conference Room 132 This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP to: Hawaii’s geographic ...
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