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January 09, 2018

North Kona Water Restriction Downgraded to Voluntary Conservation

The 25% mandatory North Kona Water Restriction that has been in effect since last January has been downgraded to 10% Voluntary Water Conservation today.
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October 03, 2017

Hawai‘i DWS: Hualālai & Palani Deepwells Operational

Both the Hawai‘i County Department of Water Supply’s Hualālai Deepwell and Palani Deepwell have been repaired and are now operational.
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September 15, 2017

North Kona Water Restriction Continues: Irrigation Still Prohibited

The North Kona Water Restriction remains in effect as the Hawai‘i County Department of Water Supply continues its efforts to repair the area's deepwells.
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September 08, 2017

UPDATE: North Kona Water Restriction Continues, Emergency Proclamation Issued

An Emergency Proclamation was issued by Mayor Harry Kim, to ensure administrative readiness by the County in the event that immediate services are needed from other government agencies
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August 27, 2017

UPDATE: North Kona Emergency Water Restriction

The Emergency Water Restriction for North Kona remains in effect.
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August 23, 2017

North Kona Emergency Water Restriction Update

Due to a significant level of overall compliance, water levels in the tanks have remained stable.
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August 11, 2017

East Hawai‘i Residents Asked to Cut Back 10% on Water Use

Ten ways to reduce daily water usage by 10%: Hakalau-Wailea, South Hilo, Hawai‘i Ninole and North Hilo.
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April 20, 2017

Ka‘ū Residents Asked to Cut Back Water Use by 10%

Ka‘ū residents in Nā‘ālehu and Wai‘ōhinu to South Point are asked to cut back on water usage.
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January 30, 2017

Water to Be Turned Off in Portions of Hilo

Water will be temporarily turned off for the Kamana Elderly and Hale Olaloa housing facilities and Hawai'i County Senior Center (Kamana Senior Center).
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January 16, 2017

Hydrant Testing Scheduled for North Kona

The Department of Water Supply will conduct a fire hydrant flow test along Māmalahoa Highway on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, between 9 and 10 a.m.
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October 03, 2016

UPDATE: Water Conservation Notice Issued for Hilo

The Hawai‘i County Department of Water Supply reported a main break in the Upper Hilo Water System on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 11:15 p.m.
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September 28, 2016

Hawai‘i Receives Over $18M for Water Infrastructure

The state Department of Health will provide low-cost loans to the counties to upgrade drinking water and wastewater facilities.
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