Under §303(d) of the Federal Clean Water Act, the Department of Health (DOH), State of Hawaii, calls for any data that may be considered
in the 2014 water quality monitoring and assessment reporting process.
Any persons who have data and information on the quality of surface waters in Hawaii are encouraged to submit these documents.
Documents submitted should include contact information for the person(s) or organization(s) that collected the data.
Data to be submitted must meet the requirements listed on Data Submittal Requirements.
Data to be considered for the 2014 reporting cycle should be submitted to the Clean Water Branch Office no later than November 1, 2013.
Any data received after this date will be considered during the next listing cycle.
Clean Water Branch (CWB), Department of Health
919 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 301
Honolulu, HI 96814
Ph: (808) 586-4309 Fax: (808) 586-4352
Loretta J. Fuddy, A.C.S.W., M.P.H.
Director of Health
Under §303(d) of the Federal Clean Water Act, the Department of Health (DOH), State of Hawaii, requests public comments on the draft report titled
"2012 State of Hawaii Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report: Integrated Report to eh U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.
Congress Pursuant to Sectoins §303(d) and §305(b), Clean Water Act (P.L.97-117)".
Click here to review a pdf of the draft report.
The draft report is also available for public inspection Monday through Friday between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the CWB office.
For a copy of the draft report, contact CWB at 586-4309, send an email to
, fax a request to 586-4352, or mail a request. The District Health Offices (DHOs) on Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui also have copies of this document available for review.
All comments must be transmitted in writing by 02/15/2013 to Alec Wong, Clean Water Branch, Department of Health, 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 301, Honolulu, HI 96814.
(Became Effective October 21, 2012)
Amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Chapters
11-54 (Water Quality Standards)
11-55 (Water Pollution Control)
were adopted and became effective on October 21, 2012. These amendments added a new National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
General Permit for discharges from the application of pesticides to State waters (HAR, Chapter 11-55, Appendix M) and updated the State’s
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations requirements.
Responses to the public hearing comments
on these rule changes are available for download.
Note: Amendments to HAR, Chapter 11-54 are pending approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
To request coverage under this NPDES General Permit, you must submit the CWB NOI Form M through the e-Permitting Portal and the hard copy certification statement with
$500 filing fee. Please open the
website and register. After you register, click on the Application Finder tool and locate the
“CWB NOI Form M.” Follow the instructions to complete and submit this form.