DOW 2024 Water Quality Report Available (Period covered: Jan-Dec 2023)

Published on June 07, 2024


LIHUE – The Department of Water (DOW), County of Kaua’i announces the availability of the annual 2024 Water Quality Report, also known as a Customer Confidence Report (CCR).  The report covers the period of January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023.  

The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that water systems nationwide provide customers with an annual report describing the quality of their local drinking water by July 1st of every year.  DOW’s annual water quality report includes details such as the source of the water (e.g. groundwater, surface water, or a combination), contaminants found in the water, if any, and the source of these detected contaminants.   

DOW’s water systems are tested regularly through the State Department of Health and DOW’s certified laboratory.  All chemical testing performed strictly complies with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Hawaii State standards for safe drinking water.   DOW’s drinking water meets all the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) guidelines for safe drinking water and any contaminants found were well below the levels allowed by the EPA. 

Water quality reports for Kaua’i’s water systems are available to the public in both online and print format.  The following water quality reports are available: 

  • Anahola Water System
  • Anini Water System
  • Haena-Wainiha Water System
  • Hanalei Water System
  • Hanapepe-Ele'ele Water System
  • Kalaheo-Koloa Water System
  • Kilauea Water System
  • Lihue-Kapaa Water System
  • Kekaha-Waimea Water System 

To view your Water Quality Report online, visit  Customers may also find the direct link to their local water system’s report on their monthly DOW billing statement. 

Hardcopies are available upon request.  To request a hardcopy, or to remove yourself from the hardcopy mailing list, please call (808)245-5455 or email