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The Wastewater Branch administers the statewide engineering and
financial functions relating to water pollution control, municipal and
private wastewater treatment works program, individual wastewater
systems program and the water pollution control revolving fund program.
The various program activities include the review and approval of all
new wastewater systems including septic tanks, monitoring of all
existing wastewater systems including cesspools, implementation of the
planning, design and construction of several major wastewater treatment
works projects annually including review for approval of facilities
plans, construction plans and specifications, engineering contracts,
payment requests, construction contract change orders; preparation of
environmental assessments, grant awards, loan agreements, engineering
and scientific contracts, construction, final project and operation and
maintenance inspection reports and audit resolutions; and tracking the
repayment of loans. The Wastewater Branch also implements the Statewide
Wastewater Operator Training Center, and provides administrative
support to the State board Operating Personnel in Wastewater Treatment
Facilities. The Wastewater Branch consists of three sections: the
Planning/Design, Construction/Operations, and the Grants Management
The Clean Water State Revolving Program provides low interest loans for the construction
of point source and non-point source water pollution control projects.
Program activities under the Construction and Operations Section
include the monitoring and enforcement of all existing wastewater
systems, implementation of the construction of several major wastewater
treatment works projects annually including review for approval of
construction plans and specifications, engineering contracts,
construction contract change orders; preparation of engineering and
scientific contracts; developing construction, final project and
operation and maintenance inspection reports.
The Grants Management Section is responsible for administering the
Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), Construction
Management Administration Grant (CMAG), and other wastewater program
The Planning and Design Section is responsible for the review and
approval of planning/environmental documents, wastewater project plans
and specifications, final construction inspections of wastewater
projects, and assisting in enforcement activities in the joint
Federal-County-State Wastewater Construction Grants Program, the State
Revolving Fund Program, and for regulating wastewater systems in
accordance with Administrative Rule, Chapter 11-62, entitled,
Click Here to file for an Individual Wastewater System (IWS) Online.
The Statewide Wastewater Operator Training Center (SWOTC) develops and provides
training to wastewater treatment plant operators and maintenance plant
personnel to improve plant compliance and to optimize wastewater
treatment effectiveness, efficiency and reliability.
The SWOTC works with the Board of Certification to implement the Operator Certification Program that is
established by Chapter 11-61. Click here for the latest information on the next ABC Certification Examination.
Chapter 11-62 rules, and guidelines and forms for the Animal Waste, Biosolids/Treatment Works, Individual Wastewater Systems, and Wastewater Reuse Programs are found here.
Wastewater Management Permit public notices.
|Phone: (808) 586-4294
|Fax: (808) 586-4300
Environmental Management Division
Hawaii State Department of Health
919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 309
Honolulu, HI 96814-4920