Mainline break in Wailua prompts emergency water service shutdown for residents in the area as crews work to make repairs

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Courtesy: Department of Water, Kauai County

WAILUA, Hawaii (KHON2) — Kauai’s Department of Water (DOW) has announced it will shutdown water on a portion of Kuamo’o Road, between Opaeka’a Road to Pa’ako Street, to make repairs to a reported mainline break in the area.

The water shutdown will last from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Aleo, Kuhoho, Lihau, Pa’ako, Iliki, Hie, Alahele and Molo Streets may also be impacted.

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 here.

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For more information, please call the Department of Water at 245-5461.

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