NOTICE OF PROPOSED WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT
FOR STATE OF HAWAII, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
ISLAND OF OAHU, HAWAII
NPDES PERMIT NO. HI S000066
March 8, 2006
The State Department of Health (\u201DDOH\u201D), tentatively proposes to issue a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit to discharge storm water runoff from the Kaneohe Bay Drive Rehabilitation – Kamehameha Highway to Nanamoana Street (Project) to receiving State waters, subject to special conditions to:
STATE OF HAWAII
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
HIGHWAYS DIVISION (DOT-HWYS)
869 PUNCHBOWL STREET
HONOLULU, HAWAII 96813
The proposed draft permit will expire on December 1, 2010.
The DOT-HWYS is proposing to re-pave Kaneohe Bay Drive. Construction activities include: roadway excavation, pavement rehabilitation, installation of guardrails, installation of loop detectors, pavement striping and signing, adjustment of manhole and valve box frames and covers, and improvement of drainage facilities.
Storm water run-off associated with construction activities from the Project is permitted to discharge from the following discharge points after implementation of Best Management Practices:
Discharge Receiving Classification Latitude Longitude
1 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201921\u201D N 157°47\u201927\u201D W
2 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201922\u201D N 157°47\u201927\u201D W
3 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201921\u201D N 157°47\u201926\u201D W
Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201921\u201D N 157°47\u201924\u201D W.
4 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201921\u201D N 157°47\u201926 W
Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201920\u201D N 157°47\u201925\u201D W
5 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201928\u201D N 157°47\u201917\u201D W
6 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201921\u201D N 157°47\u201915\u201D W
Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201922\u201D N 157°47\u201905\u201D W
7 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201928\u201D N 157°47\u201913\u201D W
8 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201929\u201D N 157°47\u201912\u201D W
9 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201932\u201D N 157°47\u201903\u201D W
10 Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201922\u201D N 157°46\u201958\u201D W
Kawa Stream Class 2 21°24\u201925\u201D N 157°46\u201954\u201D W
11 Kaneohe Bay Class AA 21°24\u201925\u201D N 157°46\u201954\u201D W
Kaneohe Bay Class AA 21°24\u201936\u201D N 157°46\u201944\u201D W
12 Kaneohe Bay Class AA 21°24\u201941\u201D N 157°46\u201949\u201D W
13 Kaneohe Bay Class AA 21°24\u201939\u201D N 157°46\u201939\u201D W
14 Kaneohe Bay Class AA 21°24\u201946\u201D N 157°46\u201931\u201D W
15 Kaneohe Bay Class AA 21°24\u201942\u201D N 157°46\u201919\u201D W
The discharge points are classified by the DOH as Class AA, Marine Waters and Class 2, Inland Waters. The objective of Class AA waters is to remain in their natural state as nearly as possible with an absolute minimum of pollution from any human-caused source. The objective of Class 2 waters is to protect their use for recreational purposes, the support and propagation of aquatic life, agricultural and industrial water supplies, shipping, and navigation.
Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed NPDES permit or to request a public hearing, should submit their comments or requests in writing no later than 30 days after the date of this notice, either in person or by mail, to:
Office Address: Mailing Address:
Clean Water Branch Clean Water Branch
Environmental Management Division Environmental Management Divivsion
Department of Health Department of Health
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 301 P.O. Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96814-4920 Honolulu, HI 96801-3378
Copies of the proposed draft permit, and other information are available for public inspection, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 7:45 a.m. until 4:15 p.m., at the DOH office address shown above. Copies may be bought. The draft permit and fact sheet are also available on the internet at: http://www.state.hi.us/doh/eh/cwb/ pubntcs/index.html. For more information or if you have special needs due to disability that will aid you in inspecting and/or commenting on the draft permit and related information, please contact Mr. Alec Wong, Supervisor of the Engineering Section, Clean Water Branch, at the above address or (808) 586-4309 (Voice) at least seven (7) days before the comment deadline. For those who use a TTY/TDD, please call through Sprint Relay Hawaii, at 1-711 or 1(877) 447-5991.
All comments and requests received on time will be considered. If DOH determines that there is significant public interest, a public hearing may be held after at least 30 days of public notice.
If DOH\u2019s position is substantially unchanged after considering all timely written comments and all oral comments at any public hearing that may be held, then the DOH will issue the NPDES permit and this action will be final.
Please notify anyone you know who would be interested in this matter.
Chiyome Leinaala Fukino, M.D.
(SB05521700 3/8/06) Director of Health
NOTICE OF PROPOSED WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT