Kauai News

Emergency Water Service Shutdown For Portions of Līhuʻe Because of Mainline Break

Posted August 4, 2022, 2:55 PM HST

The county is notifying the public that an emergency water service shutdown is in effect for portions of Līhuʻe.

The county Department of Water announced the emergency shutdown is for a part of Rice Street, from Ho‘olaulea Way to Wa‘apa Road including Wa‘apa Road, and part of Nāwiliwili Road, from Wa‘apa Road to Kanoa Street, because of a recent mainline break in the area.

Water service will be turned off for about 6-7 hours to conduct investigation and repairs of the mainline break.

Department of Water crews are on the scene and could implement lane closures to create a safe work zone for repairs. Motorists are advised to drive with caution when traveling in the area.

An update will be provided as soon as new information becomes available.

Additionally, customers in the area can receive notices via text, phone or email by signing up for Kaua‘i County alerts by clicking here and can monitor water service announcements online.