Water Commission Roundup: DHHL Water Reservations, West Maui IIFS, Kawa Stream

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On September 18, the state Commission on Water Resource Management approved groundwater reservations for the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) totaling more than 13 million gallons a day (mgd) and spanning 20 aquifers across the islands of Lana`i, Kaua`i, Maui, and Hawai`i. The action brought the total amount of water reserved for the department statewide to about 27 mgd.

The additional reservations reflect the agency’s mid-range water need projections through 2031 that were identified last year in the State Water Projects Plan. Due to funding constraints, the plan focused solely on the DHHL, the . . .

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