Kauai News

Water Service Shutoff Scheduled for Waimea Customers

Posted July 30, 2020, 11:18 AM HST

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

An an overnight water service shutdown is scheduled for Waimea customers to allow for the installation of a new eight-inch water line that will tie in to the existing water system.

According to the Department of Water (DOW), the water will be turned off on Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. Aug. 5, weather permitting. Customers impacted are located on Carl Furutani Street, a portion of Huakai Road, from the intersection of Carl Furutani Street to Waimea Canyon Drive and a portion of Waimea Canyon Drive, from the intersection of Kaumuali`i Highway to Waena Road.

Customers located in the affected area are advised to prepare for the overnight 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 http://www.facebook.com/KauaiDOW.

A trailer mounted water tank containing potable water will be available at the Waimea Athletic Field, back parking lot during the service shutdown. Customers must bring their own water containers to fill up, if needed.

The installation is being done by a private contractor, Ka‘iwa Construction, Inc. For more information, call the Department of Water at 808-245-5455.

 
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