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9th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
"Rainwater Catchment: An Answer to the Water Scarcity of the Next Millennium."
Petrolina, Brazil - July 1999

Section 1: Strategy for Rainwater Utilization in the Next Millennium

Paper 1.3

Hawaii Rainwater Catchment Systems Development: Draft Guidelines

Yu-Si Fok, Leroy F. Heitz & Henry H. Smith
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa
2540 Dole St., Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2333, U.S.A.


The objective of this paper is to present a draft of Hawaii Rainwater Catchment Systems (RWCS) Development Guidelines for the conference participants and the readers of this paper.

The contents of this paper are (1) the present research results of our investigations as outlined in the USGS Collaborative Research Project (09/01/97 to 08/30/99) to form the basic approach of the RWCS development guidelines. (2) To assess the abilities of RWSC users to comply the items that have been proposed in the 1994 Hawaii House Concurrent Resolution no. 214, and (3) to show the Draft Hawaii Rainwater Catchment Systems Development Guidelines which may be adopted by the public sectors to regulate RWSC development and management.

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