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Fire Hydrant Flow Test: South Kohala Area, May 24

May 23, 2017, 10:00 AM HST
* Updated May 23, 11:09 AM
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The Department of Water Supply announced it will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test on Maluokalani Street in the Kawaihae Industrial area between 8 and 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Officials say the affected area may experience slightly discolored and turbid water for several hours after the test. Customers are advised to refrain from washing clothes and to store a container of water for their drinking needs until the supply of water is restored to normal.

Affected areas include: Kawaihae Industrial Area along Maluokalani Street, Maluokalani Place, Honokoa Street and Kalaeolo Street, Kawaihae, South Kohala

Officials apologize for the temporary inconvenience and ask if anyone experiences unusual problems during or after the flushing, period to contact William O’Neil Jr., District Supervisor at 887-3030.

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