By Phil Potter, Kennedy Jenks Consultants Honolulu
Elevated ground-mount solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities present a unique situation for stormwater management because they usually involve an impervious surface elevated above a pervious vegetated surface. In this article, we will discuss the unique hydrologic processes at these solar PV facilities and the associated stormwater permitting requirements in various states across the country.
WEF Highlights Presents My Water Legacy Families
The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is bringing attention to the value of membership and tradition of working in the water sector.
The #MyWaterLegacy social media campaign and WEF Highlights articles feature the accomplishments and contributions of members who have passed down the tradition of actively participating in WEF and working in the water sector. WEF Legacy Families will appear in an ongoing WEF Highlights series. Read the series by searching for the keyword MyWaterLegacy.
Do you know of a family with multiple generations of WEF members and water sector professionals? Contact Jennifer Fulcher,
WEF Highlights editor, at email@example.com.
Location: Kailua, Hawaii
Startup date: 1965
Service Population: 106,000
Number of Employees: 750 employees in the City and County of Honolulu Department of Environmental Services
Design flow: 106 million L/d (28mgd)
Average daily flow: 53 million L/d (14mgd)
The Kailua Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant provides preliminary, primary, and secondary treatment. It was built in 1965 to serve the town of Kailua and the surrounding communities.