Use Of Water From Hamakuapoko Wells During Drought Up For Discussion

October 5, 2009, 7:58 AM HST · Updated October 5, 8:51 AM

The Maui County Water Resources Committee will meet on Monday, October 5, 2009, to deliberate a proposed bill allowing water from the Hamakuapoko Wells to be utilized for Upcountry customers during times of drought.

Representatives from the Department of Water Supply, and Health Department were invited to discuss residents’ concerns related to water quality of the wells.

Committee Chair Michael Victorino encouraged the public to attend as the committee gathers oral and written testimony.

The meeting runs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, October 5, 2009 at the King Kekaulike High School Dining Room.  Those who wish to testify can begin signing up at 5:30 p.m. at the door.  Written testimony may be submitted to the Committee via email at [email protected].


The proposed bill and meeting agenda can be viewed on the Water Resources Committee website at

(Posted by Wendy Osher)

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