Kona Water Service Company, Inc. Files for Rate Increase – Docket No. 2018-0388

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Key Dockets

Kona Water Service Company, Inc. (KWSC) seeks the Public Utilities Commission’s (PUC) approval for a net increase in revenue of $660,216 for its water and sewer operations.

The proposed increase is comprised of proposed increases of: (1) $452,560, or approximately 12.8%, for water service; and (2) $207,656, or approximately 11.4%, for sewer price. If approved, the requested increase would provide KWSC the opportunity to earn a 7.8% rate of return.

The Consumer Advocate is participating in this proceeding and will file its statement of position once it complete its research and analysis of KWSC’s application.

The PUC scheduled a public hearing for KWSC’s rate case on May 30 at the West Hawaii Civic Center. Written public comments are also accepted by the PUC by mail or email. View instructions on how to submit written comments on their website: http://puc.hawaii.gov/contact/public-comments/.

KWSC is a public utility that provides water and sewer services to certain residential communities and commercial properties in Kona.

Read more about this proceeding by searching Docket No. 2018-0388 on the PUC’s document management system.