Water system on Island of Molokai is in bad repair after years of neglect.
Now $37 M capital improvement project to upgrade the 80-year-old Hoʻolehua System
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands reports that enhancements to the system forthcoming.
Consists of Installation of a 200,000-gallon storage tank & upgrades to automation systems.
Also new warehouse, & new emergency generator diesel fuel tank; Repairs of new paved roads and fencing.
Plus repair & replacement of existing tanks, pumps, transmission mains, laterals, valves, and hydrants.
Funded in part by a $19 million allocation from the USDA.
Will be built in 2 phases & 7 construction sites by contractor Goodfellow Brothers, Managed by SSFM International.
The Hoʻolehua Water System serves over 2,400 customers,
PEOPLE [Involved in making the Project happen]
HHC Chair Ailā.
State Representative Lynn DeCoite (Dist. 13 – Molokaʻi)
Hawaiian Homes Commission Chairman William J. Ailā, Jr.
HHC Molokaʻi Commissioner Zachary Helm;
U.S. Department of Agriculture Community Program Loan Specialist Nate Riedel
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