This project is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Capitalization Grant 15% Set-Aside Program and the Hawaii Community Foundation’s Hawaii Fresh Water Fund.

Training

Teaching the AWWA water auditing methodology

Technical Assistance

Helping to compile and review an AWWA water audit

Resource Management

Minimizing water losses using industry best practices

The future of our water resources depends on resource stewardship and responsible management today. 

 

TIMELINE OF FOUR WAVES

Workshop 1

Feb - Mar '19

1

Audit review call

Jun - Aug '19

2

Workshop 2

Nov - Dec '19

3

Validation call

Apr - June '20

4

Wave 1

Workshop 1

Feb - Mar '19

Water loss control specialists will host several workshops on five Hawaiian Islands – Hawaii, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and Kauai.

Workshop goals:

  • Learn basic AWWA water auditing methodology

  • Explore how data validity is graded

  • Identify common pitfalls when completing a water audit

Action items

  • Determine what data you have for the volume of water entering and leaving your systems.

  • Attend the workshop! Don’t forget to bring:

Wave 2

Audit review call

Jun - Aug '19

Speak one-on-one with water loss control specialists about your AWWA water audit.

Audit review call goals:

  • Review supporting documents

  • Assess the data validity grades

This conversation is a practice session for the validation phone call during Wave 4, just before you submit your audit to the state.

Action items

  • Prepare an AWWA water audit

  • Assemble supporting documentation

  • Submit materials to Hawai’I WAVE project team

  • Schedule your conference call

Wave 3

Workshop 2

Nov - Dec '19

Attend an in-person workshop focusing on common challenges and solutions along with advanced AWWA water auditing methodology.

Workshop goals:

  • Review materials presented in Wave 1 workshop

  • Expand on concepts related to the water audit in more detail

  • Address remaining questions from Wave 1 and 2

Action items

  • Register for a session (Registration coming soon)

  • Attend a session

Wave 4

Validation call

Apr - Jun '20

Engage with a specialist once again to ensure that the best practices have been utilized while compiling your water audit. You’ll also have a chance to review the data validity grades.

Audit review call goals:

  1. Review supporting documents

  2. Assess the data validity grades

Action items

  • Prepare an AWWA water audit

  • Assemble supporting documentation

  • Submit materials to the Hawai’i WAVE project team

  • Schedule your conference call

 

SYSTEMS MAP

 

RESOURCES

Frequently Asked Questions

Introductory Webinar Recording

CONTACT

Send an email to hawaiiwaterloss@gmail.com if you have questions about the program.