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Notice #: 0000078972-01
Public Notices


Application for Water Use Permit
Malakole Ground Water Management Area, Oahu

The following application to modify an existing water use permit has been received by the Commission on Water Resource Management. The Commission’s receipt of this application is hereby made public in accordance with Section 13-171, Hawaii Administrative Rules, “Designation and Regulation of Water Management Areas.”

WUPA No. 863 Backup Well and Primary Well (Well Nos. 1806-09 and 1806-10)

Applicant: Covanta Honolulu Resource Recovery Venture
91-174 Hanua St.
Kapolei, HI 96707

Landowner: City and County of Honolulu
Department of Environmental Services
1000 Uluohia St., Suite 308
Kapolei, HI 96707

Date Application Filed as Complete: October 8, 2008
Hydrologic Unit: Aquifer Areas: Malakole System, Ewa Caprock Sector, Oahu
Water Source: Well Nos. 1806-09 and 1806-10 (existing backup and primary water supply wells)
Quantity Requested: 3.34 million gallons per day (MGD)
Existing Use: A third boiler is being added to increase municipal solid waste processing from 610,000 tons/yr to 910,000 tons/yr. The new boiler will require 1.08 MGD additional cooling water for facility operations. The existing WUP No. 62 allows up to 2.26 MGD for this purpose.
Place of Water Use: TMK (1) 9-1-026:030, H-POWER facility in Campbell Industrial Park, Kapolei

Written objections or comments on the above application may be filed by any person who has property interest in any land within the hydrologic unit of the source of water supply, any person who will be directly and immediately affected by the proposed water use, or any other interested person. Written objections shall: (1) state property or other interest in the matter (provide TMK information); (2) set forth questions of procedure, fact, law, or policy, to which objections are taken; and (3) state all grounds for objections to the proposed permit. Written objections must be received by November 20, 2008. Objections must be sent to: (1) the Commission on Water Resource Management, P.O. Box 621, Honolulu, Hawaii 96809 and (2) the applicant at the above address.


KEN C. KAWAHARA, P.E., Deputy Director for
LAURA H. THIELEN, Chairperson
(SB78972 10/29, 11/5/08)