Kauai News

Mainline Break Forces Emergency Water Shutdown in Wailua

Posted August 11, 2021, 9:28 AM HST

An emergency water service shutdown is scheduled this morning after a reported mainline break on Kuamo’o Road in Wailua.

The water will be shut off starting at 10 a.m. and will affect a portion of Kuamo’o Road; between Opaeka’a Road to Pa’ako Street, and includes Aleo Street, Kuhoho Street, Lihau Street, Pa’ako Street, Iliki Street, Hie Street, Alahele Street and Molo Street.

Water service will remain off until approximately 2 p.m.

Additionally, a partial one-lane road closure will be in place on Kuamo’o Road in order to create a safe work zone for crews. Flagger personnel will be in place to assist with traffic control.

To prepare for a water service shutdown, customers are advised to:

  • Store water to meet their needs during the water service outage.
  • Those with faulty water heaters should ensure their water heater does not empty.
  • Notify neighbors, family and friends of the service shutdown.
  • Monitor water service updates online at www.facebook.com/KauaiDOW.

An update will be provided if new information is received. For more information, call the Department of Water at 245-5461.