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A Board of Water Supply (BWS) contractor will be changing out meter transponder units in the BWS water meter boxes over the next year, beginning in January 2020. The project will increase the efficiency of the automated meter reading process.
The BWS will replace roughly 80,000 of these devices throughout Oahu. The BWS has been gradually exchanging aging meter transponder units for newer ones; this project will accelerate those efforts. The BWS has contracted Royal Contracting Company to install the new transponders and EKNA Services, Inc., as the construction manager. The project tasks include:
Work will occur seven days a week, from 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM, except on state highways where work is allowed only from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Water service will not be disrupted. The contractor is NOT replacing the meter or changing the meter size.
To address concerns that the project may be used to mask illegal activity:
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