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DWS to inspect Puna customers’ water service laterals

April 15, 2024NEWS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Department of Water Supply to Inspect Selected Puna Customers’ Water Service Laterals The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, will begin inspecting selected Puna customers’ water service laterals starting Monday, April 22. Inspections will begin in Kea‘au, followed by Kurtistown, Mountain View, Pāhoa, Nānāwale Estates, and Kalapana.… Continue Reading DWS to inspect Puna customers’ water service laterals

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DWS to inspect North Hilo customers’ water service laterals

April 4, 2024NEWS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Department of Water Supply to Inspect Selected North Hilo Customers’ Water Service Laterals Starting in mid-April, the Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, will begin inspecting selected North Hilo customers’ water service laterals. Inspections will occur from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays, and will… Continue Reading DWS to inspect North Hilo customers’ water service laterals

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Water Restriction Notice Reminder for North Kona customers

April 1, 2024FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Water Restriction Reminder for North Kona Customers The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, reminds its North Kona customers that a mandatory 25 percent Water Restriction Notice remains in place for the following areas: AFFECTED AREAS: MĀKĀLEI, KALAOA, KONA PALISADES, KEĀHOLE, PALAMANUI, KOHANAIKI, KAILUA-KONA, KALOKO, KALOKOMAUKA, HUALĀLAI, HONOKŌHAU,… Continue Reading Water Restriction Notice Reminder for North Kona customers

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DWS offers free toilet leak detection tablets during  Fix a Leak Week March 18-22

March 13, 2024NEWS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Water Supply Offers Free Leak DetectionTablets During Fix a Leak Week March 18-22      HAWAI`I ISLAND – The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, is celebrating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Fix a Leak Week, March 18-22, by helping water customers save valuable water… Continue Reading DWS offers free toilet leak detection tablets during  Fix a Leak Week March 18-22

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Pa’auilo Mauka Road water main break – repairs completed

March 11, 20243:00 p.m.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pa‘auilo Mauka Road Water Main Break Repairs Completed AFFECTED AREAS: PA‘AUILO MAUKA ROAD BETWEEN KULA KAHIKO ROAD AND PŌHĀKEA ROAD, INCLUDING A PORTION OF HO‘O KAHUA ROAD, KA‘ĀPAHU ROAD, AND ANY SIDE ROADS AND LANES; PA‘AUILO, HĀMĀKUA, HAWAI‘I This is an important Department of Water Supply (DWS) updated message… Continue Reading Pa’auilo Mauka Road water main break – repairs completed

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DWS to inspect customer water service laterals

March 11, 2024NEWS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DEPARTMENT OF WATER SUPPLY TO INSPECTCUSTOMER WATER SERVICE LATERALS Starting Monday, March 18, 2024, the Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, willbegin inspecting selected customer water service laterals. Inspections will occur from 8:30 a.m. to3:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. They will start in Hilo and continue across… Continue Reading DWS to inspect customer water service laterals

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Entry deadline for Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest extended to April 26

March 8, 2024NEWS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Water Supply Extends Entry Deadline for KeikiWater Conservation Poster Contest to April 26 HILO, HAWAI‘I – The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, will continue accepting entries for its 6th Annual Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest until an extended deadline of Friday, April 26, to allow more… Continue Reading Entry deadline for Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest extended to April 26

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Department of Water Supply news release – Hilo water remains safe to drink

HILO – HAIHAI AREA WATER REMAINS SAFE TO DRINK The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, reassures its Hilo water customers that their tap water remains safe to drink after the isolated discovery of turbid or discolored water.DWS suspects the use of fire hydrants on Oneawa Place, Makalani Place, and Ka Manelo Street… Continue Reading Department of Water Supply news release – Hilo water remains safe to drink

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Water Conservation Notice CANCELLED for South Kohala customers

February 12, 2024FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE South Kohala Water Conservation Notice CANCELLED AFFECTED AREAS: PUAKŌ, KAWAIHAE VILLAGE TO KAWAIHAE HARBOR AND INDUSTRIAL AREA, AND THE FOLLOWING RESORT AREAS: MAUNA LANI/FAIRMONT ORCHID, HĀPUNA PRINCE, MAUNA KEA BEACH HOTEL, AND ADJACENT SUBDIVISIONS/DEVELOPMENTS; SOUTH KOHALA, HAWAI‘I This is an important update from Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of… Continue Reading Water Conservation Notice CANCELLED for South Kohala customers

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Water Preparedness for Extended Power Outages

February 2, 2024 Water Preparedness for Extended Power Outages The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, requires a significant amount of dependable electricity to move approximately 25 million gallons of water each day and deliver it to more than 45,000 homes, businesses, farms, and community facilities located throughout much of Hawai‘i Island. Hawaiian… Continue Reading Water Preparedness for Extended Power Outages