Hawaii Open Data

Red Hill Tank Facts
Twenty tanks sitting on end connected by an upper and lower access tunnel.
Constructed from 1940 to 1943.
Each tank is 250 feet high and 100 feet in diameter.
12.5 million gallon capacity per tank.
Facility declassified in 1995.
Navy's Red Hill Shaft approx 2,500 feet down gradient from the facility.
Groundwater table is 100 feet below the tanks

Status

The Department of Health (DOH), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Navy released a proposed Administrative Order on Consent (AOC) which will determine what the Navy will need to do in order to prevent future fuel leaks and contamination to the aquifer.

A public meeting to discuss the AOC was held on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

Click here to read the BWS's testimony given during the public meeting on June 18th.

At the request of The City and County of Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS), the EPA and DOH extended the public comment period to July 20, 2015

The period to submit comments is now closed

BWS Comments

On July 20th, 2015 the BWS released comments on the proposed AOC:

Summary of the Board of Water Supply's Comments on the Proposed Administrative Order on Consent (AOC) and Attachement A, Statement of Work (SOW) on the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility (July 20, 2015)

Board of Water Supply Comments on the Proposed Administrative Order on Consent (AOC) and Attachement A, Statement of Work (SOW) on the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility (July 20, 2015)

Reference documents for the BWS comments can be filtered by selecting the Red Hill - BWS AOC Comment References in the Topic box in the Limit your search section to the left.

Using this site

This document archive contains AOC documents in the Portable Document Format (PDF).

All documents have been processed by optical character recognition (OCR) algorithms to make the scanned imagessearchable by text.

The text contained in each document is available in the detailed search entry for each document.

To search the Red Hill document archive:

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External Links

City and County of Honolulu Board of Water Supply:

State of Hawaii Department of Health: