Water serviceStar-Bulletin staff
The Honolulu Board of Water Supply has awarded six contracts worth $900,000 aimed at improving water service.
Chief Engineer Clifford Jamile said the projects will provide a more reliable water system for Oahu residents. The work includes improving operational equipment, drilling exploratory and monitor wells, and installing water mains to improve water service and fire protection.
The projects are:
Maunawili: A $108,990 contract to install a pressure reducing valve at the Maunawili booster station at the end of Akiohala Place. Completion date is October 2000.
Waianae: A $97,730 contract to drill and test an exploratory well at the end of Claudine Street, adjacent to the Waialae shaft. Completion date is April 2000.
Aiea: A $322,593 contract to install 12- and 18-inch water mains and related equipment along Kaonohi Street from Alania to Kahapili streets, and along Kahapili Street. Completion date is October 2000.
Waipio: A $217,000 contract to drill and test a monitor well in Waikele off Kamehameha Highway near Ka Uka Boulevard. Completion date is April 2000.
Wahiawa: A $91,641 contract to install an 8-inch water main along Loko Drive from Makaweo Avenue to Iliwai Drive, and the entire length of Kilau Place. Completion is August 2000.