Water

Project Description: Linking Land and Water Management to Culturally and Ecologically Important Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems

Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) are ecosystems which rely on groundwater. In Kona, Hawaiʻi coastal GDEs …

Hawaii Island Watereshed Protection and Groundwater recharge

Publication: Priority watershed management areas for groundwater recharge and drinking water protection: A case study from Hawai‘i Island

Targeted investment in native forest protection and restoration translates into groundwater recharge and drinking water …

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Economic benefits of hydrologic services from watershed protection and restoration

Watershed protection and restoration provide a range of benefits including clean and ample water supplies, …

Roles of institutions and stakeholders involved in water producer projects

UHERO’s Leah Bremer on Supporting real-world watershed management

UHERO’s Leah Bremer’s recent publication in Water Resources Research was featured in the Global Water …

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Incorporating Historical Spring Discharge Protection into Sustainable Groundwater Management: A Case Study from Pearl Harbor Aquifer, Hawai‘i

By Kimberly Burnett, Ahmed Elshall, Christopher Wada, Aida Arik, Aly El-Kadi, Clifford Voss, Jade Delevaux, …

Watershed Management

Who are we measuring and modeling for? Supporting real-world watershed management

By Leah Bremer and Kate Brauman (In Press at the Global Water Forum) Watershed management …

Identifying priority watershed management areas for groundwater recharge protection on Hawai‘i Island

Identifying priority watershed management areas for groundwater recharge protection on Hawai‘i Island

This report provides an analysis of the relative effectiveness of watershed conservation and restoration efforts …

Supporting Multilevel Decision‐Making in Watershed Management

Publication: Who Are we Measuring and Modeling for? Supporting Multilevel Decision‐Making in Watershed Management

UHERO and an international partnership, ClimateWise, tackled the question of how hydrological ecosystem service information …

Context: Future of Native Forest

Forest protection provides important cost savings to water utility on Maui

By Leah Bremer Researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization and Water Resources …