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Posted on: February 16, 2024

2/16/2024: Unsafe Water Advisory Amended in Lahaina to remove areas L4-A and L4E.

Portion of Lahaina Removed from Unsafe Water Advisory Area

The Department of Water Supply amended the Unsafe Water Advisory for Lahaina to remove areas L-4A and L-4E. Water serving buildings and homes in areas L-4A and L-4E is declared safe for unrestricte...

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Water Department
Posted on: August 23, 2023

Latest Long-Term Monitoring Program samples posted for samples taken 2/07 and 2/08/2024..

To aid the public in better understanding the test results, the following information is provided:

Detection Limit: refers to a minimum concentration of an analyte that can be measured above the instrument background noise. 

What is instrument back...

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Lab Results Water Department
Posted on: August 2, 2023

Hawai'i Home Water Assistance Program (H-HWAP) has been extended through March 2024

The Hawaii Home Water Assistance Program (H-HWAP) being administered by Maui Economic Opportunity has been extended through March 2024. 

To learn more about this program please click on application. 

Application Water Department
Posted on: January 19, 2024

1-19-2024 DWS Amends Unsafe Water Advisory to remove area L-4D in Lahaina

Portion of Lahaina removed from Unsafe Water Advisory

The Department of Water Supply amended the Unsafe Water Advisory for Lahaina to remove area L-4D. Water serving buildings and homes in areas L-4D is declared safe for unrestricted use effective Jan. 19,...

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Press release Water Department
Posted on: December 27, 2023

Upcountry water shortage downgraded to Stage 1 effective 12/27/2023.

DWS announces that the Stage 2 water shortage for Upcountry, Maui has been downgraded to a Stage 1 water shortage effective December 27, 2023. Outside water use is permitted one day a week. See link for recommended schedule.

Additional Info... Water Department
Posted on: December 21, 2023

12/21/2023: Area L-4C of Lahaina removed from Unsafe Water Advisory.

Portion of Lahaina Removed from Unsafe Water Advisory Area

 

The Department of Water Supply amended the Unsafe Water Advisory for Lahaina to remove area L-4C. Water serving buildings and homes in areas L-4C is declared safe for unrestricted use eff...

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Press release Water Department
Posted on: December 15, 2023

Lahaina Area L-4B removed from Unsafe Water Advisory effective Friday, December 15, 2023.

DWS lifts unsafe water advisory for area near Lahaina Gateway

An area near Lahaina Gateway, titled L-4B on the Maui Recovers website, now has safe drinking water, according to a Department of Water Supply announcement today.

 

The department amended...

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Additional Info... Water Department
Posted on: November 8, 2023

11/8/23 - Stage 2 Water Shortage in effect for Upcountry

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Additional Info... Water Department
Posted on: November 1, 2023

Unsafe Water Advisory lifted for all areas of Upper Kula

Unsafe Water Advisory Lifted for All Areas of Upper Kula

The Department of Water Supply has lifted the Unsafe Water Advisory for Upper Kula removing the two remaining areas, UK-2B and UK-5. Water serving buildings and homes in Area UK-2B and UK-5 is declar...

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full text Water Department
Posted on: October 20, 2023

Reminder of West Maui Stage 1 Water Shortage continues to be in effect

The Department of Water Supply would like to remind residents and visitors that the Stage 1 water shortage issued on June 30, 2022 remains in effect. Notices are published weekly in the Maui News or can be viewed at the link provided.

Notification Water Department
Posted on: October 10, 2023

Sections of Lahaina and Upper Kula removed from the Unsafe Water Advisory effective 10-09-2023

                            Portions of Upper Kula and Lahaina Removed from Unsafe Water Advisory

October 09, 2023

The Department o...

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Press release Water Department
Posted on: October 6, 2023

Sections of Lahaina and Upper Kula removed from the Unsafe Water Advisory effective October 6, 2023

Portions of Upper Kula and Lahaina Removed from Unsafe Water Advisory 

October 6, 2023

 

The Department of Water Supply amended the Unsafe Water Advisory to remove Upper Kula Area 2A and Lahaina Area 1. Water serving buildings and homes in ...

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Press release Water Department
Posted on: September 7, 2023

Location of potable water tankers in Upper Kula and Lahaina as of 10/30/2023

Upper Kula: 

Copp Road - Kula Road intersection

Kula Lodge, 15200 Haleakala Hwy.

Lahaina

Kahoma Village Loop-Puunoa Place intersection

Lahaina Gateway, 325 Keawe Street

Kelawea Mauka Park Parking Lot

Kanakea Place -Kaakolu Street intersection

Parking lot...

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Water Department
Posted on: October 13, 2023

10/13/2023 Upper Kula UK-3 Area removed from UWA.

Portion of Upper Kula Removed from Unsafe Water Advisory Area

October 13, 2023

The Department of Water Supply amended the Unsafe Water Advisory for Upper Kula to remove Area UK-3. Water serving buildings and homes in Area UK-3 is declared safe for unrestric...

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Additional Info... Water Department
Posted on: August 23, 2023

Unsafe Water Advisory map

An interactive map is now available for the public to view. The interactive map has been broken down into five zones. Zone 1 is now in green. If your address is in the green area, the Unsafe Water Advisory no longer applies.

Map Water Department
Posted on: August 24, 2023

Water Quality Laboratory Information

The Department of Water Supply will be continually sampling the water distribution system in Upper Kula and Lahaina in addition to its regulatory compliance requirements.

It has always been the Water Quality Laboratory’s policy not to test water from priva...

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Laboratories Water Department
Posted on: August 27, 2023

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Fact Sheet

A VOC fact sheet is provided at the link provided.

Fact sheet Water Department
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Amended Upper Kula Unsafe Water Advisory 9-12-2023

Notice: Amended Unsafe Water Advisory Upper Kula

September 12, 2023

 

Effective September 12, 2023, the Department of Water Supply announces that the Unsafe Water Advisory for Upper Kula has been amended to remove Zone 1 from the affected area. Water...

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Additional Info... Water Department
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Lahaina and Upper Kula Unsafe Water Advisories

The Unsafe Water Advisories are still in effect. DWS is working closely with the Hawaii State Department of Health and EPA to return the water systems to service. Scan QR code in link, to use DWS' interactive map and see additional resources.

Additional Resources Water Department
Posted on: August 11, 2023

Unsafe Water Advisory for Upper Kula Water System

Notice: Unsafe Water Advisory Update Upper Kula

September 06, 2023

 

The Unsafe Water Advisory for Upper Kula is still in effect. The advisory was issued as a precautionary measure due to the unknown impacts of the wildfires in the area. The advisor...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 7, 2023

Continued Unsafe Water Advisory for Upper Kula September 7, 2023

Notice: Continued Unsafe Water Advisory Upper Kula

September 07, 2023

The process to amend the Unsafe Water Advisory (UWA) has been developed in cooperation with the Hawaii Department of Health and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Two roun...

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Additional Info... Water Department