IFS: 6004 – Ukumehame Stream, Maui

Instream Flow Standard: Hydrologic Unit of Ukumehame (6004)


Instream Flow Standard

CFS
MGD
Location / Notes
4.5 2.9 Ukumehame Stream, below the main Ukumehame Stream diversion near an altitude of 220 feet.  At least 0.20 cfs (0.13 mgd) must be supplied for taro loʻi from diversion 960.6.

Gaging (Reference Station)


Information Updates

Date
Action
Mar. 20, 2018

The Commission held its March meeting in Kahului, Maui.

  • Agenda
  • Submittal B1: Amended Interim Instream Flow Standards for the Surface Water Hydrologic Units of Ukumehame (6004), Olowalu (6005), Launiupoko (6006), and Kaua’ula (6007), Maui
  • Briefing B1
  • Minutes
Mar. 15, 2018

Final Instream Flow Standard Assessment Report for Ukumehame and Compilation of Public Testimony for Surface Water Hydrologic Units of Ukumehame (6004), Olowalu (6005), Launiupoko (6006), and Kauaula (6006).

Dec. 6, 2017

Notice of Public Fact Gathering Meeting:
Instream Flow Standard Assessment Reports for the Hydrologic Units of Ukumehame (6004), Olowalu (6005), Launiupoko (6006), Kauaula (6007)

Sep. 1, 2017

Draft Instream Flow Standard Assessment Report for Ukumehame.


References

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