March 4, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Department of Water Supply Offers Free Leak-Detection Tablets During Fix-A-Leak Week, March 16-22 HAWAI‘I ISLAND – The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i is urging all of its customers to conserve our most precious resource by detecting and repairing leaks in their home plumbing in observance… Continue Reading FIX-A-LEAK WEEK
December 13, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DWS Invites Big Island Schoolchildren to Enter 2020 Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest HILO, HAWAI‘I – “Conserve to Preserve” is the theme of the Department of Water Supply’s (DWS) 2020 Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest open to all Big Island schoolchildren enrolled in kindergarten through the fifth… Continue Reading 2020 Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest news release
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This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) update for Friday, July 27, 2018. North Kona customers are reminded to continue their 10% Voluntary Water Conservation efforts by using water as efficiently as possible. Please make adjustments to irrigation and sprinkler systems to ensure they do not waste water. Palani, Honokōhau, Hualālai and Waiʻaha Wells… Continue Reading North Kona Water Conservation Reminder – July 27, 2018
The primary sources for Department of Water Supply (DWS) water systems are underground aquifers – large bodies of water below the island’s surface. DWS pumps water from the aquifers, then its piped to storage tanks and treated for safe consumption. Thus, DWS does not foresee any adverse affects to the drinking water sources on the… Continue Reading Drinking Water Well Sources and Volcanic Activity
HAWAIʻI ISLAND – The Department of Water Supply (DWS) warns customers to be wary of potential scams involving fraudulent phone calls or visits from people claiming to represent the water agency. DWS has received calls from customers approached with handbills directing them to contact a phone number linked to “Mr. Cooper Home Loans.” Another individual… Continue Reading DWS Customers Warned of Scams