IFS: 2051 – Lāwa‘i

Instream Flow Standard: Hydrologic Unit of Lāwa‘i (2051)

The Commission on Water Resource Management is preparing to amend the interim instream flow standards for the Lāwa‘i Stream surface water hydrologic unit, Southeast Kaua‘i.

Diversion on Lāwa‘i Stream The Lāwa‘i Ditch diversion across Lāwa‘i Stream from the left bank.
Lāwa‘i Stream below diversion Lāwa‘i Stream below the Lāwa‘i Ditch intake is consistently subject to high turbidity, high temperatures, and low dissolved oxygen due to reduced flows.

Hearing Schedule

Oct. 28, 2019 Notice of Public Fact Gathering Meeting:
Instream Flow Standard  for the Hydrologic Units of Lawai (2050)

The public fact gathering meeting was held on the Island of Kauaʻi:
October 28, 2019 (Monday), 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Līhuʻe Civic Center, Moikeha Conference Room
4444 Rice Street, Līhuʻe, Hawaii 96766

Presentation: Instream Flow Standard Assessment Reports for the surface water hydrologic unit of Lāwa‘i (2050) (5.5 MB)

Information Updates

Mar. 16, 2021

Commission on Water Resource Management Meeting
Online Meeting: Virtual Meeting recording on Vimeo

Mar. 11, 2021

Instream Flow Standard Assessment Report for Lāwa‘i.

Oct. 8, 2019

Draft Instream Flow Standard Assessment Reports for Lāwa‘i.