DOW to hold public hearing

LIHUE – The Department of Water will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 7, regarding the proposed amendments to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Water Supply, Part 5 Facilities Reserve Charge (FRC) Section III – Applicability. The hearing will be held at 5 p.m., at the Department of Water’s Microbiology Lab Building, second floor, 4398 Pua Loke Street.

The proposed rule amendments recommend lowering the FRC for conversions of legally existing single-family units to multi-family two dwelling unit structures, and for projects developed by or in partnership with the County of Kauai Housing Agency and certified as affordable housing.

To view the full version of the proposed rule amendments, visit or call 245-5406. Requests may be made up to and including the date of the public hearing.

The public is invited to provide testimony and comments to the Board of Water Supply regarding the proposed rule amendments. Written testimony and comments may be submitted any time up to and including the date of the public hearing, or in speech at the public hearing itself.

Testimonies may be submitted by e-mail to, by fax to 245-5813, or by mail or hand-delivery to the Department of Water at 4398 Pua Loke Street, Lihue, HI 96766.


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