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Sediment Control - KEYSTONE

Design and implement a sediment load and budget study in the Hanalei River watershed.


Project Status: Active Project

Funding Status: Partially Funded

Priority: Med


Project Lead: 

Hanalei WaterShed Hui

US Fish and Wildlife Service

US Geological Survey

Waipa Foundation


Partners: 

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Univerisity of Hawaii

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Waipa Foundation


Plan of Action: 

Implement BMPs for sediment control

Monitor turbidity, flow, sediment load

Accomplishments : 

USGS real-time flow gauge installed

2003-04  Weekly turbidity measurements collected

9/03  HWH monitoring flow, turbidity and sediment load monthly

1/04  USGS installed sediment sampler

5/04  AnnAGNPS model training by NRCS

6/04  Radiometers installed at two locations on Hanalei River