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Notice #: 0000109379-01
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Application for Water Use Permit
Waiahole Ditch System Ground Water Management Area, Oahu

The following application for a water use permit has been received by the Commission on Water Resource Management and is hereby made public in accordance with Section 13-171, Hawaii Administrative Rules, “Designation and Regulation of Water Management Areas.”

WUPA No. 862 Waiahole Ditch System, Oahu

Applicant: State of Hawaii, Agribusiness Development Corporation
235 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Date Application Filed as Complete: February 27, 2009
Quantity Requested: 2.000 million gallons per day
Existing/New Use: Existing / System Loss
Application to modify and reduce existing permit for system losses from 2.030 to 2.000 and requesting an extension of the deadline to line two reservoirs on the ditch system to further reduce system losses.
Place of Water Use: 0.290 mgd – Reservoir 225 at TMK (1) 9-4-003:001
0.290 mgd – Reservoir 155 at TMK (1) 9-2-001:001
1.420 mgd – Windward adjustment gate at TMK (1) 4-8-013:001
Hydrologic Unit, Aquifer Area: Waiahole Ditch System, Oahu
Water Sources & Locations: Waiawa Dev Tunnel (Well No. 2657-05 at TMK 9-6-005:003)
Waiahole Main (Well No. 2853-01 at TMK 4-8-013:001)
Uwau Dev Tunnel (Well No. 2953-01 at TMK 4-8-014:003)
Waikane Dev Tunnel #2 (Well No. 2953-02 at TMK 4-8-014:005)
Uwau Tunnel Ext (Well No. 2953-03 at TMK 9-5-004:001)
Waikane Dev Tunnel #1 (Well No. 3053-01 at TMK 4-8-014:005)
Kahana Dev Tunnel (Well No. 3154-01 at TMK 5-2-001:001)

Source Landowners: Waiawa Dev Tunnel (Well No. 2657-05), Uwau Dev Tunnel (Well No. 2953-01), Waikane Dev Tunnel #2 (Well No. 2953-02), Uwau Tunnel Extension (Well No. 2953-03), and Waikane Dev Tunnel #1 (Well No. 3053-01):

State of Hawaii
Agribusiness Development Corporation
235 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Waiahole Main (Well No. 2853-01) and Kahana Dev Tunnel (Well No. 3154-01):

State of Hawaii
Department of Land and Natural Resources
1150 Punchbowl Street, Rm. 130
Honolulu, HI 96813

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 the 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 permits. Written objections must be received by April 13, 2009. Objections must be sent to: (1) the Commission on Water Resource Management, P.O. Box 621, Honolulu, Hawaii 96809 and (2) the applicant(s) at the above address(es).


KEN C. KAWAHARA, P.E., Deputy Director for
LAURA H. THIELEN, Chairperson

Dated: March 13, 2009
(SB109379 3/20, 3/27/09)