Commission Grants Contested Case On Wailuku Water Waste Allegations

posted in: July 2020, Water | 0

On June 16, the Commission on Water Resource Management granted Wailuku Water Company’s (WWC) request for a contested case hearing on allegations that it dumped water diverted by its Waihe‘e ditch into a dry stream bed over 16 days between September 2019 and January of this year.

In February, staff had recommended that the commission find the company guilty of a waste violation based on evidence provided in a complaint filed by the community group Hui o Na Wai Eha. Staff had also recommended fining the company $24,500 . . .

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