Honolulu water (BWS)
The Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS) is a semi-autonomous department which operates and manages culinary water supply for about 360,000 residents living in Honolulu area. Incorporated on April 1907, Honolulu City-County’s Board of Water Supply collects water primarily from ground (springs and 194 wells) water sources and are dispersed from about 171 potable water reservoirs for distribution.
Honolulu City Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Honolulu water (BWS) to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report.
The information in this report includes the source of your water, whether your water meets EPA standards, detailed tables of detected contaminants, detailed descriptions of those contaminants, possible reasons why they're present, and potential health effects (if any).
Read the Consumer Confidence Report for Honolulu City main water system here:
Contact Honolulu water (BWS) Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
808-748-5030 (Mon–Fri, 7:45 AM–4:30 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Honolulu water (BWS) Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Honolulu water (BWS) site. Honolulu water (BWS) accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.
Want to create a new account?
You can create a new account on the Honolulu water (BWS) website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.
Want to pay without an account?
You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.
How to Start Honolulu Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Honolulu City, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Honolulu water (BWS). Luckily, Honolulu has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.
Stopping Your Service
When you move out of a home in Honolulu City, you'll need to stop your water service with the Honolulu water (BWS), so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.