South Hilo Fire Hydrant Flow Test

July 12, 2017, 5:30 PM HST
* Updated July 6, 8:33 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...

The Department of Water Supply will conduct a fire hydrant flow test along North and South A‘ohōkū Street, including East and West Nowelo Street, Imiloa Place and the University of Hawai‘i dormitories off Nowelo Street in South Hilo between 9 and 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

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.

Should customers experience any unusual problems during or after the flushing period, callActing District Supervisor James Goodwin at (808) 961-8790.



This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments


Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.