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Water will be temporarily turned off along Kekuanaoa Street, Manini Street and Kole Streets on Friday, October 1, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to repair a leaking main.

Upon resumption of water service, the waterlines will be flushed and cleaned during which time you may notice turbid and/or discolored water.
You may also notice trapped air in your plumbing, which will be released as you initially use water.

Water shut-off notice for Kekuanaoa, Manini and Kole Streets Friday (Oct 1)

Water will be temporarily turned off along Kekuanaoa Street, Manini Street and Kole Streets on Friday, October 1, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to repair a leaking main. Upon resumption of water service, the waterlines will be flushed and cleaned during which time you may notice turbid and/or discolored water. You may also […]

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Clean drinking water will be more easily available to county residents when six new water spigot stations are built by the County of Hawaii over the next 20 months.

Three of the new water stations will be installed in the District of Puna, where the largest percentage of Hawaii Island residents live who are not connected to the county’s water supply system. These stations will be located at the Nanawale Estates Subdivision, Keaau Transfer Station and Kurtistown Ballpark.

Hawaii County to build six new water spigot stations

Clean drinking water will be more easily available to county residents when six new water spigot stations are built by the County of Hawaii over the next 20 months. Three of the new water stations will be installed in the District of Puna, where the largest percentage of Hawaii Island residents live who are not […]

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The Department of Water Supply has reported a water main break in Keaukaha which is affecting beach parks from Koloa Street to the Kalanianaole Street dead end.

Leleiwi and Richardson Ocean parks will be closed today until water service is restored. The County Parks Maintenance Division is posting signs to inform the public of the temporary closure.

Water main break in Keaukaha forces closure of beach parks

The Department of Water Supply has reported a water main break in Keaukaha which is affecting beach parks from Koloa Street to the Kalanianaole Street dead end. Leleiwi and Richardson Ocean parks will be closed today until water service is restored. The County Parks Maintenance Division is posting signs to inform the public of the […]

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Senate approves $29M for Hawaii energy, water initiatives

Senate approves $29M for Hawaii energy, water initiatives

MEDIA RELEASE Efforts to mitigate flooding in Hawaii and further harness the power of the sun, wind, water and earth to create sustainable energy alternatives to imported oil will receive more than $29 million, Senate Appropriations Chairman Daniel K. Inouye announced Thursday. The full Senate voted 80-17 to approve the spending bill, with Sen. Inouye […]

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NASA sponsors student water recycling competition

NASA sponsors student water recycling competition

MEDIA RELEASE NASA is inviting fifth through eighth grade students to participate in a waste limitation management and recycling design challenge.  Participants in the competition will design and test water recycling systems that could be used for future exploration of the moon.  The top three teams will receive awards, and the first place team will […]

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Volcano Watch: Many layers determine richness of groundwater resources

Volcano Watch: Many layers determine richness of groundwater resources

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Groundwater provides most of the fresh drinking water used in Hawaii. Thus, discoveries that increase our understanding of the groundwater stored in our shield volcanoes are of great importance to us. In matters of water, an island’s size […]

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Department of Water Supply to reduce charges

Department of Water Supply to reduce charges

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Island, Hawaii—The Department of Water Supply (DWS) announces it is reducing its Power Cost Charge (PCC) on customer bills from $2.38 to $1.83 per 1,000 gallons of water used. The change marks the first time the surcharge has been reduced since at least 2006. The PCC is applied to each 1,000 gallons […]

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Water commission nominee deadline Dec. 26

Water commission nominee deadline Dec. 26

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources is seeking nominations for two members of the state Commission on Water Resource Management to serve a four-year term beginning July 1, 2009. “We are looking for nominees with substantial experience in the area of water resource management,” said Ken Kawahara, deputy to the […]

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