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Marine Corps Pledges To Improve Stormwater Management In Kaneohe Christina Jedra/Civil Beat 2022

Marine Corps Pledges To Improve Stormwater Management In Kaneohe

The agreement will help protect the island’s waters from harmful runoff, the EPA said.

Cancer-Causing Fuel Components Detected In A BWS Monitoring Well In Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Cancer-Causing Fuel Components Detected In A BWS Monitoring Well In Honolulu

The water utility said it detected petroleum contamination beyond the military’s Red Hill property.

Should Maui County Take Over Water Long Controlled By Private Companies? Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

Should Maui County Take Over Water Long Controlled By Private Companies?

Voters will have a say in whether the county should create new water authorities charged with managing the island’s most precious natural resource.

Danny De Gracia: The Public Should Demand A Desalination Plant For Oahu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Danny De Gracia: The Public Should Demand A Desalination Plant For Oahu

The Navy can play an important role in modernizing and enhancing the water production capability of our island.

These 3 Hawaii Beaches Have Chronic Pollution Problems Courtesy: Surfrider Foundation

These 3 Hawaii Beaches Have Chronic Pollution Problems

Surfrider Foundation shares its top 10 list of popular U.S. beaches that fail to meet health standards for recreational users.

Green Lawns And Pools: Honolulu’s Biggest Water Users Struggle To Conserve Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Green Lawns And Pools: Honolulu’s Biggest Water Users Struggle To Conserve

Despite calls to use 10% less water, the Honolulu Board of Water Supply says it hasn’t seen a significant drop in usage.

‘We Cannot Afford To Be Careless’: Lahaina Residents Want More Water Oversight Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

‘We Cannot Afford To Be Careless’: Lahaina Residents Want More Water Oversight

Locals are asking state regulators to do more to protect the supply of water for future generations.

State Orders Water To Flow Once Again In Five Molokai Streams Courtesy: DLNR

State Orders Water To Flow Once Again In Five Molokai Streams

Residents praised a decision last week by the state water board, but say much work remains to be done to restore ecosystems.

‘Ration Your Water’: A Plantation-Era Water System On Maui is Maxed Out Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

‘Ration Your Water’: A Plantation-Era Water System On Maui is Maxed Out

Families who rely on a Maui stream as their only source of running water found their supply suddenly dry.

Saving Kauai’s Kalihiwai Reservoir Is An Expensive Problem Courtesy: DLNR

Saving Kauai’s Kalihiwai Reservoir Is An Expensive Problem

In a last-ditch effort, some farmers and wildlife enthusiasts are trying to raise funds to save this relic of the plantation era.

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