Aquaculture Effluent Discharge Program, Year 03
July 1, 1989
|Hawaii||$127,000||Oceanic Institute||G.D. Pruder and D.A. Ziemann|
Project I: Zones of Mixing: Technical Review and Cost Analysis
Establish a set of uniform requirements for the establishment of Zones of Mixing and monitoring programs for aquaculture effluent discharges.
Project II: Aquaculture Alternatives to Coastal Water Discharge: Technical Review and Cost Analysis
Identify the technical potential and projected cost of various approaches to eliminate the discharge of aquaculture effluent into public coastal waters.
Project III: Commercial Aquaculture Zones and Environmental Impact Assessment and Monitoring
- Expedite revision of Hawaii State effluent discharge regulations as applied to aquaculture facilities, in order to foster expansion of aquaculture while protecting coastal water quality.
- Establish the value of and necessity for publicly funded environmental monitoring and impact assessment.