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Scheduled Water Shutdown in Ele‘ele tonight

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The affected service area is highlighted in yellow on the map above. (PC: Department of Water)

The Department of Water reminds customers in Ele‘ele of a scheduled a water service shutdown starting today at 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, weather permitting.

The affected area includes customers located on Waialo Road, Okupu Street, Olali Street, Mana Olana Court, Mana Wanui Court, Port Allen Road, Aka ula Street, the Harbor Access Road and approximately three customers on a portion of Ele‘ele Road. The shutdown is necessary in order to tie in a new 8-inch water line to the existing system, as part of the Hanapepe-Ele‘ele Water Systems Improvements Project.

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, please call the Department of Water at 808-245-5455.


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