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Water Service Shutdown Scheduled for Kapa‘a Customers

Posted July 10, 2020, 6:00 AM HST ·Updated July 9, 3:56 PM

County officials have planned a water shutoff in areas of Kapa‘a to upgrade and install fire hydrant valves, service laterals and a main line.

The work is scheduled for July 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting. It will impact customers residing on a portion of Kaulana Road, from the Haleilio Road intersection to the Kihei Road intersection. The affected area also includes a portion of Kihei Road, from the Kaulana Road intersection to the mauka end of Kihei Road.

The Department of Water crews will be going door-to-door today to notify customers of the upcoming shutdown. Crew members will be in DOW attire and will be observing social distancing measures.

Customers located in the affected area are advised to prepare for the service shutdown by taking the following steps:

·Store enough water to meet your needs during the shutdown.
·Notify family, friends, tenants and neighbors that may be affected by the service shutdown.
·Those with faulty water heaters should ensure that water heaters do not empty during the shutdown.
·Businesses should plan appropriately prior to and during a service shutdown.

For more information, call the Department of Water at 808-245-5455.