Mainline Break Forces Road Closures in Wailua
An emergency water service shutdown is scheduled this afternoon in Wailua for urgent repairs to a mainline break.
A portion of Kuamo‘o Road between Opaeka‘a Road and Pa‘ako Street will be closed, including Iliki Street, Hie Street, Molo Street, Alahele Street, Lihau Street, Kuhoho Street, Aleo Street and Pa‘ako Street.
Roads will close at 2 p.m. Water service will be turned off for approximately four hours as crews conduct repairs.
Additionally, intermittent lane closures will be in place on Kuamo‘o Road to create a safe work zone to conduct repairs. Motorists are advised to adhere to flagger personnel and signage when driving through the area.
To prepare for the shutdown, customers are advised to take the following steps:
- Store water to meet your needs until water service can be restored.
- Notify neighbors, family and friends of the service shutdown.
- Those with faulty water heaters should ensure their water heaters do not empty during the shutdown.
- Monitor water service announcements online at www.facebook.com/KauaiDOW.
For more information, call the Department of Water at 808-245-5461.