Kauai water use planning meeting; public invited

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015

Public invited to Kauai Water Use and Development Plan update meetings, Oct. 20-29  LIHUE

The Department of Water (DOW)is reminding the public that its first round of public information meetings for theKauai Water Use and Development Plan (KWUDP) update
will be held Oct. 20 through Oct.29.
Interested individuals are encouraged to attend a meeting in their community.
The meetings will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as follows:
Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Kilauea Neighborhood Center
Wednesday, Oct. 21, at
Kapaa Middle School Cafeteria
Tuesday, Oct. 27, at Kalaheo Neighborhood Center
Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Waimea Neighborhood Center
Thursday, Oct. 29, at Lihue Neighborhood Center

The KWUDP is a component of theHawaii Water Plan which serves as a dynamic, long – range planning guide for the Commission on Water Resource Management.

Key goals of the KWUDP are to provide guidance for the island’s water resource managers, ensuring that future water needs of the county are met while preserving the integrity of the island’s water resources.  It is also toprovide guidance to ensure that sustainable water resources are integrated into the county’sformulation and development of land use policies.

This is the first of two rounds of meetings for the public to learn about and provide input to this important update process.

Auxiliary aids, services and materials in an alternate format are available upon request and should be made no later than five working days prior to the meeting.
For more information please call the Department of Water at 245-5455

Too Bad they released this the day before the meeting, making the request for auxilliary aids 5 days prior impossible.

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