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Water Main Break in Papaikou

February 23, 2021 Pāpa‘ikou Water Main Break AFFECTED AREAS: MOIRTON CAMP & PĀPA‘IKOU COMMUNITY GYM VICINITY, PĀPA‘IKOU, SOUTH HILO, HAWAI‘I This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) message for 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Customers in the affected area will experience low water pressure or no water while DWS personnel repair a… Continue Reading Water Main Break in Papaikou

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Department of Water Supply Extends Appointment Only In-Person Services Through February 2021

The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, will continue offering in-person services by appointment only through Friday, February 26, 2021 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Customers and members of the public may schedule an appointment to start a new water service, obtain help with an existing water account, or receive other… Continue Reading Department of Water Supply Extends Appointment Only In-Person Services Through February 2021

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Water Conservation Notice Cancelled for Kalapana Water System

AFFECTED AREA: KALAPANA, PUNA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND This is an important Department of Water Supply (DWS) message for Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Effective immediately, the Water Conservation Notice for affected Kalapana customers is cancelled. Normal water use may resume. The Department of Water Supply thanks its affected customers for conserving water during this period. The DWS… Continue Reading Water Conservation Notice Cancelled for Kalapana Water System

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Water Conservation Notice Issued for Kalapana Water System

January 15, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Water Conservation Notice Issued for Kalapana Water System AFFECTED AREA: KALAPANA, PUNA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) message for Friday, January 15, 2021. The DWS has issued an immediate water conservation request for the affected area until further notice. Due to equipment malfunctions, DWS… Continue Reading Water Conservation Notice Issued for Kalapana Water System

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Water Conservation Notice Cancelled for South Kohala

AFFECTED AREAS: KAWAIHAE, KAWAIHAE HARBOR, HAPUNA BEACH RESORT, MAUNA KEA BEACH RESORT, PUAKŌ, MAUNA LANI RESORT; SOUTH KOHALA, HAWAI‘I This is an important Department of Water Supply (DWS) message for Friday, January 8, 2021. Effective immediately, the Water Conservation Notice for affected South Kohala customers is cancelled. Normal water use may resume. The Department of… Continue Reading Water Conservation Notice Cancelled for South Kohala

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South Kohala Water Conservation Notice

AFFECTED AREAS: KAWAIHAE, KAWAIHAE HARBOR, HAPUNA BEACH RESORT, MAUNA KEA BEACH RESORT, PUAKŌ, MAUNA LANI RESORT; SOUTH KOHALA, HAWAI‘I This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) message for Wednesday, December 30, 2020. The DWS has issued an immediate water conservation request for the affected area until further notice. Due to unexpected equipment malfunctions, residents… Continue Reading South Kohala Water Conservation Notice

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DWS extends appointment only in-person services through January 2021

The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, will continue offering in-person services by appointment only through Friday, January 29, 2021 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Customers and members of the public may schedule an appointment to start a new water service, obtain help with an existing water account, or receive other… Continue Reading DWS extends appointment only in-person services through January 2021

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Water Conservation CANCELLED for South Kohala customers, November 20, 2020

AFFECTED AREAS: ĀHUALOA TO ANEKONA ESTATES, INCLUDING HONOKAIA, PU‘UKAPU, NIENIE, WAIMEA TOWN, LĀLĀMILO FARM LOTS, PORTIONS OF MANA ROAD, PORTIONS OF MĀMALAHOA HIGHWAY (HWY 19), AND WAIEMI PLACE; SOUTH KOHALA, HAWAI‘I This is an important Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, message for Friday, November 20, 2020. Effective immediately, the Water Conservation Notice… Continue Reading Water Conservation CANCELLED for South Kohala customers, November 20, 2020

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Water Conservation Notice issued for South Kohala customers, October 29, 2020

AFFECTED AREAS: ĀHUALOA TO ANEKONA ESTATES, INCLUDING HONOKAIA, PU‘UKAPU, NIENIE, WAIMEA TOWN, LĀLĀMILO FARM LOTS, PORTIONS OF MANA ROAD, PORTIONS OF MĀMALAHOA HIGHWAY (HWY 19), AND WAIEMI PLACE; SOUTH KOHALA, HAWAI‘I This is an important Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, message for Thursday, October 29, 2020. The water storage in the Department’s… Continue Reading Water Conservation Notice issued for South Kohala customers, October 29, 2020

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DWS extends appointment only in-person services through November 30

The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, will continue offering in-person services by appointment only through Monday, November 30, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Customers and members of the public may schedule an appointment to start a new water service, obtain help with an existing water account, or receive other in-person… Continue Reading DWS extends appointment only in-person services through November 30

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Department of Water Supply Announces Winners of 2nd Annual Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest

The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, has selected the top artworks from the nearly 500 posters Hawai‘i Island schoolchildren entered earlier this year in its 2nd Annual Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest. Public and private school students attending kindergarten through fifth grade were invited to enter the free contest promoting the theme… Continue Reading Department of Water Supply Announces Winners of 2nd Annual Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest

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Don’t Be Scared, Be Water Prepared” Disaster Planning from the Department of Water Supply

In observance of September’s National Preparedness Month, the Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, says Don’t Be Scared, Be Water Prepared by assembling water supplies for emergency use during a natural disaster. Don’t Be Scared, Be Water Prepared is the DWS’ new educational campaign. It provides guidance for maintaining emergency supplies of safe… Continue Reading Don’t Be Scared, Be Water Prepared” Disaster Planning from the Department of Water Supply