Kauai News

Emergency Water Service Shutdown Scheduled in Wailua Homesteads

Posted December 4, 2021, 7:03 AM HST

The Department of Water (DOW) announces an emergency water service shutdown and partial lane closure planned for a portion of Kuamo‘o Road in Wailua Homesteads from 08:30 a.m. to noon, weather permitting.

Water service will be turned off on a portion of Kuamo‘o Road and includes Hie Street, Iliki Street, Molo Street and Alahele Street, in order to conduct repairs to the mainline.

Additionally, a one-lane closure will be set in place on Kuamo‘o Road from Lihau Street to Pa’ako Street. Flagger personnel will be on-site to assist with traffic flow.

Affected customers are advised to prepare for the scheduled shutdown by taking the following steps:

  • Store enough water to meet your needs until water service can be restored.
  • Notify neighbors, family and friends that may be affected by the service shutdown.
  • Those with faulty water heaters should ensure that their water heaters do not empty during the outage.
  • Businesses should plan accordingly for a water service shutdown.

An update will be provided if new information is received. To monitor water service announcements online, visit www.facebook.com/KauaiDOW.