CWB protects the public health of residents and tourists who enjoy
playing in and around Hawaii’s coastal and inland water
This branch is responsible for safeguarding public health by protecting
Hawaii’s drinking water sources (surface water and groundwater)
from contamination and assures that owners and operators of public
water systems provide safe drinking water to the community.
This 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.