The Department of Water (DOW) announces a water service shutdown scheduled for customers in Wainiha on Monday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting. The affected area includes customers on a portion of Kuhio Highway; from Powerhouse Road to Ananalu Road, Powerhouse Road, Ala Eke Road, a portion of Ananalu Road; from the intersection with Kuhio Highway, to and including Anahulu Road in Wainiha. The four-hour shutdown is necessary in order to conduct repairs to a distribution line on the Haena side of the Wainiha Bridge on Kuhio Highway.
Additionally, traffic on the Wainiha Bridge will be stopped intermittently to allow equipment to move safely through the area. Traffic control personnel will be on scene to help direct traffic. Motorists are advised to adhere to traffic control measures and to drive with caution near and around the work site. Please allow extra travel time to reach your destination.
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.
For more information, call the Department of Water at 808-245-5455.