Two North Kona Water Wells Repaired, Emergency Restriction Lifted

The Hualālai Deepwell and Palani Deepwell have been repaired and are now operational.

Department of Water Supply officials made the repair announcement on Tuesday morning.

“As of this morning, the Emergency Water Restriction, which previously limited water use to only health and safety needs, has been lifted,” a DWS release read.

The department is reminding the public that although the emergency restriction has been lifted the mandatory 25 percent water restriction is still in effect for the North Kona area since three wells are still undergoing repair.

Necessary adjustments to the water system will continue and DWS continues to request that customers use water as efficiently as possible to meet the 25 percent reduction in water usage.