Kauai News

Water Service Shutdown Scheduled for Ele‘ele Area

Posted July 23, 2020, 9:30 AM HST ·Updated July 23, 8:48 AM

Courtesy of Department of Water

A water shutdown is scheduled for the Ele‘ele area on July 28-29.

The shutdown will allow crews with the Department of Water to tie in a new 8-inch water line to the existing system, as part of the Hanapepe-Ele‘ele Water Systems Improvements Project.

Water service will be turned off on July 28, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on July 29th, weather permitting. The shutdown will affect customers located on Waialo Road, Okupu Street, Olali Street, Mana Olana Court, Mana Wanui Court, Port Allen Road, Aka ula Street and the Harbor Access Road in Ele‘ele.

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.
·To monitor updates online, visit www.facebook.com/KauaiDOW.

A trailer-mounted water tank containing potable water will be available for use near the intersection of Waialo Road and Okupu Street during the service shutdown. Customers must bring their own water containers to fill up, if needed.

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