Water outage in Kakela Makai All Kalaheo residents asked to continue water conservation

//Water outage in Kakela Makai All Kalaheo residents asked to continue water conservation

Water outage in Kakela Makai All Kalaheo residents asked to continue water conservation

Residents of Kakela Makai subdivision in Kalāheo will experience no water or low water pressure until further notice. In addition, all Kalāheo residents are asked to be prepared for intermittent low water pressure and water outages for an extended period of time.

Shower facilities are available for residents of Kakela Makai subdivision at the following locations and times:

  • Wednesday, May 28 – Hanapēpē Stadium from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Please access the stadium from the back (pavilion) entrance.
  • Thursday, May 29 and Friday, May 30 – Hanapēpē Stadium and Vidinha Stadium from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and again from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Residents must bring their own towels and toiletries.

The DOW has provided water buffalos for essential uses, located before the entrance to Kukuiolono Park, and on Milia Street in Kakela Makai. The DOW has also provided a tanker with non-drinkable water located at Kalāheo Neighborhood Center, for toilet flushing only. Customers will need to bring their own water containers. If anyone is unable to access the water buffalos or tanker, please call 245-5455 for assistance.

Both of DOW’s Kalāheo water sources are currently out of service due to damages that have yet to be determined. There is no foreseeable timeline on when repairs will be made.

The DOW and the Department of Public Works have been continually working to deliver water to the Kalāheo tank sites to temporarily alleviate the water outages. However, officials are still unable to meet demand for all residents. DOW is strongly urging Kalāheo residents and businesses to continue conservation measures until further notice and to notify their family, friends and neighbors.

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

The DOW is updating the public via Connect CTY notification service. To sign up for this service, visit www.kauai.gov or call Civil Defense at 241-1800.

Updates will be also posted as new information is learned on the Department of Water and the County of Kauai facebook pages, www.facebook.com/KauaiDOW and www.facebook.com/countyofkauai.

By | 2014-05-28T18:44:17+00:00 May 28th, 2014|0 Comments

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