North Shore Watershed Management Plan

The Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS) has initiated the preparation of the district-wide North Shore Watershed Management Plan (NSWMP). The NSWMP is one of eight WMPs that will comprise the Oahu Water Management Plan and meet the requirements of preparing a County Water Use and Development Plan as required by the State of Hawaii Water Code and City and County of Honolulu ordinance.

North Shore WMP

Goal

The overall goal of the NSWMP is to formulate an environmentally holistic, community-based, and economically viable watershed management plan that will provide a balance between:

  1. the preservation and management of Oahu's watersheds, and
  2. sustainable ground water and surface water use and development of agricultural and urban uses.

Oahu development plan areas

Plan Area

North Shore District, from Waialee to Kaena Point

District Size

77,000 acres

District Population

17,700 people (approximately)

north shore apuaa and planning process


Community Meetings

July 19, 2012

November 15, 2012

May 23, 2013

November 5, 2015


For More Information

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Group 70 International, Inc.

Contact: Barbara Natale
Phone: (808) 523-5866
Email: nswmp@group70int.com

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Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Contact: Barry Usagawa
Phone: (808) 748-5900
Email: busagawa@hbws.org