Kauai residents asked to conserve water

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The Department of Water’s (DOW) water conservation request has been lifted for Waimea and Kalaheo residents, but it remains in effect until further notice for the entire areas of Hanamaulu and Anahola.

Residents and businesses are asked to limit water consumption for essential uses only in order to avoid a water outage.

Essential water needs include cooking, bathing and toilet flushing. Water conservation measures include refraining from car washing, turning off automatic sprinklers and outdoor irrigation systems, and using water wisely indoors and outdoors.

The DOW’s electronic and radio communication control systems that automatically monitor the areas’ wells, pumps and water storage tanks are not working properly. Water conservation is requested while DOW personnel work on resetting the control systems of all affected areas.

Updates will be sent as new information becomes available. To monitor updates, please visit www.kauai.gov and www.facebook.com/KauaiDOW.

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