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Phase II is a continuation of the Phase I study to explore means of extending the effective life of the granular activated carbon (GAC) used in three central Oahu plants established by the Honolulu Board of Water Supply for the removal of volatile...
1995-01-01
Since Wittfogel's controversial theory linking irrigation with "oriental despotism," western archaeologists have focused a great deal of attention on early forms of irrigation and water management. During the late prehistoric period in ancient...
1995-08-01
Kaiaka and Waialua bays, located on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, have long-term histories of turbid water conditions occurring after significant rainfall events. The bays are the receptacles of the approximately 70,700-acre Kaiaka-Waialua Bay...
1995-05-01
The relationship between water quality and its ultimate use has been established over the years. Often the quality of raw water available has governed the site selection for an industrial establishment and, equally important, has determined...
1969-11-01
The Water Resources Research Center has begun an investigation of the uses of electric well-logging in Hawaiian hydrogeologic conditions. Since the arrival of the electric well logger in April, 1966, 32 producing wells and test wells plus 2 small...
1967-02-01
An address at the Conference for Clean Air and Water held on 7 November 1969.
1969-11-01
The work reported here was performed on 2 and 3 March 1968. Hapuna Beach Park was the startingpoint for the reconnaissance which proceeded along-Lalamilo Coast towards Pauoa Bay. As a result of this field effort, and extensive discussions with Mr....
1968-03-01
A pilot study was conducted on the ability of Tantalus cinders to remove organic matter and solids from percolating domestic waste water. Results showed little change in either parameter after passage through 2.5 feet of the cinder. The cinder had...
1968-02-01
This progress report is intended to summarize the activities of the geohydrologic study of the eastern slope of West Maui initiated in August 1966 by the Water Resources Resarch Center. Phases now completed and in progress include: review of the...
1966-12-01
This report illustrates how a relatively small but growing university can engage in research using a remote sensing technique. Much of the equipment used was built or assembled by university personnel. The main effort was to study and develop...
1969-02-01
The AGA and Bofors thermal scanners are evaluated on the basis of research requirements centered on water-resources investigations. Also included are comments on its uses in agriculture and on temperatures of man-made surfaces.
1969-09-01
Phase 2 of this project represents the analytical monitoring of an estimated 64,800 ft^3 (1,835 m^3) of chromium-contaminated soil, classified as a hazardous waste (>5 mg/l chromium extract concentration as measured by the standard EP toxicity...
1983-01-01
The City and County of Honolulu (CCH) and the Oahu Sugar Company (OSC) have entered into a long-term agreement to use sewage effluent to irrigate sugar cane. Briefly, the objective of this monitoring program is to establish the quality of the...
1987-01-01
Hawaii rainfall is teleconnected to short-term climate variability in the Pacific Ocean. The summer Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) and summer sea-level pressure (SLP) over the North Pacific are used as predictors, and winter rainfall indices...
1993-01-01
In the Hawaiian Islands, planners and public officials have decided recently to raise the permissible level of urban development in central Oahu. The decision is opposed by many on the grounds that it threatens agricultural land as well as the...
1990-10-01
Development of a wellhead protection strategy for Hawaii is technically difficult due to the wide range of aquifer types and groundwater extraction units which exist in the state. Three approaches were identified to meet wellhead protection needs...
1992-04-01
The primary purpose for the analysis of the Haina Well water was to determine the presence or absence of human enteric viruses in the well water. Since coliform bacteria is currently the only indicator bacteria required by law to assess the...
1983-03-01
Five types of experiments were conducted to investigate dissolved helium gas as an injected water tracer, both in the subsurface water and open water: instrument development, sand column, soil columns, groundwater in basalt aquifer, and open water...
1990-06-01
The City and County of Honolulu operated Kalaheo Sanitary Landfill, located near Kawainui Marsh, Kawainui, Oahu, Hawaii, from March 1986 until March 1990. During the 4-yr period of operation an estimated 2.8 x 10^6 yd^3 (2.14 x 10^6 m^3) of...
1992-09-01
Habitat utilization curves were developed for life stages of three species of Hawaiian native stream fishes. The development of such curves is necessary for implementation of the Incremental Flow Instream Methodology (IFIM) in Hawaiian streams....
1984-06-01
Mathematical models that predict the contamination potential of chemical inputs on the soil surface or in the upper unsaturated soil zone are an increasingly important and useful management tool. Mathematical models can be formulated by following...
1991-06-01
Spatial variability of saturated hydraulic conductivity is examined to assess the effect of uncertainty in leaching of pesticides from heterogeneous soils. Saturated hydraulic conductivity, an important soil parameter that controls the transport...
1991-06-01
The operation of the City and County of Honolulu Kapaa Sanitary Landfill, located next to Kawainui Marsh in Kawainui, Oahu, Hawaii, raised concern over the possibility that landfill leachate could have adverse effects on the marsh. Thus, an...
1991-08-01
The disposal of municipal solid waste is a universal societal problem. Land disposal is the most common disposal method for these wastes. This method of disposal is becoming less attractive due to sparse availability and lack of new site...
1990-08-01
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