Water Security Program, Act 172

Act 172 requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish a two-year pilot program for a Water Security Advisory Group [WSAG] to enable public-private partnerships that increase water security by providing matching state funds for projects and programs that will 1) increase the recharge of groundwater resources, 2) encourage the reuse of water and reduce the use of potable water for landscaping irrigation, and 3) improve the efficiency of potable and agricultural water use.

VIEW FULL TEXT OF ACT 172

 

Board of Land and Natural Resources Meeting

Date
Location
Materials
June 9, 2017
Friday
Kalanimoku Building
Land Board Conference Room 132
1151 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
Agenda
Submittal M-1: Approve the recommendations of the Water Security Advisory Group to fund projects that will increase water security in the State of Hawaii;
And:
Declare that projects recommended by the Water Security Advisory Group are exempt from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment pursuant to Sections 343-5 and 343-6, Hawaii Revised Statutes and Section 11-200-8 Hawaii Administrative Rules.

Meetings of the Water Security Advisory Group

Date
Location
Materials
May 11, 2017
Thursday
Kalanimoku Building
DLNR Board Room 132
1151 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
10:00 a.m.
Agenda
Mar. 2, 2017
Thursday
Kalanimoku Building
DLNR Board Room 132
1151 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu,Hawaii 96813
10:00 a.m.
Agenda

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS DOCUMENT

RFP ADDENDUM #1 4/4/2017

RFP ADDENDUM #2 4/12/2017

 

Water Security Advisory Group Proposals

Organization / Proposal Title Download Proposal
Organization: Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission
Title: Restoration of the Hakioawa Watershed for Kaho‘olawe Ground Water Recharge
 WSAG17-01
(6.2 MB)
Organization: Lana‘i Water Efficiency Improvement Project
Title: Lana‘i Water Efficiency Improvement Project
 WSAG17-02
Organization: Ka‘ala Farm, Inc.
Title:
Engaging Community to Restore Wetland Kalo and Study Water Recharge
 WSAG17-03
Organization: Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Title:
Kipahulu Forest Reserve Restoration Project
WSAG17-04
(39.4 MB)
Organization: Kupu
Title:
Follow The Drop: Storm Water Curriculum, Mobile Application & Rain Garden Installation
WSAG17-05
(9.2 MB)
Organization: Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders
Title:
Wai for Hawaii
WSAG17-06
(3.9 MB)
Organization: Moloa‘a Irrigation Cooperative
Title:
Increasing Water Use Efficiency and Conservation by Upgrading Agricultural Water Meters to AMA (Advanced Metering Analytics) Monitoring System for Moloa‘a Irrigation Cooperative
WSAG17-07
(1.4 MB)
Organization: Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Title:
Wai‘anae Kai Forest Reserve Protection and Restoration Project
WSAG17-08
(6.1 MB)
Organization: Ko‘olau Mountains Watershed Partnership
Title:
Increasing Efficacy in Water Usage and Recharge at Ala Mahamoe, O‘ahu, through Native Plant Plant Restoration and the Establishment of a Hawaiian Cultural Garden
WSAG17-09
(4.8 MB)
Organization: Waiahi Water Company, LLC
Title:
Increasing Recharge through Detention Basins
WSAG17-10
(5.1 MB)
Organization: EcoSolutions, LLC
Title:
Integrating Green Stormwater Infrastructure Along the Ala Wai Canal
WSAG17-11
(8.2 MB)
Organization: Hōku Nui Maui, LLC
Title:
Water Security for Agriculture – Capturing and Utilizing On-Farm Surface Water
WSAG17-12
(19.2 MB)
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Title:
Lo‘i Kalo as Retention Basins: A New Approach to Designing Constructed Wetlands in Hawai‘i
WSAG17-13
(13.3 MB)
Organization: Conservation International Foundation
Title:
Assessing Payments for Ecosystem Services Approaches
WSAG17-14
(1.0 MB)
Organization: Sierra Club of Hawai‘i
Title:
Legislative Package and Community Engagement
WSAG17-15
(4.1 MB)
Organization: Oahu Economic Development Board
Title:
The Ala Wai Watershed: Public-Private Partnership Models for Freshwater Security and Community Resilience
WSAG17-16
Confidential information has been redacted or removed from all proposals.

For questions, please contact the Commission on Water Resource Management, (808) 587-0214 or [email protected]