DOW: Emergency water shutdowns in Kapa‘a today

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KAPA‘A — The county Department of Water will have an emergency water shutdown on a portion of Haua‘ala Road today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting.

Water service will be turned off for customers located on a portion of Haua‘ala Road, from the intersection of Kawaihau Road to Keapana Road, including a portion of Hassard Road; between Annie Road and Haua‘ala Road, Makamaka Street and Keapana Road in Kapa‘a.

DOW crews will be conducting repairs and improvements to the pressure-reducing valves on Haua‘ala Road.

To prepare for a water service shutdown, the DOW advises customers to:

• Store water to meet needs until service can be restored;

• Notify neighbors, family and friends of the shutdown;

• Monitor service updates online at facebook.com/KauaiDOW.

Those with faulty water heaters should ensure the heaters do not empty.

For more information, call the DOW at 245-5461.