Temporary Water Shutoff Set for Kaūmana, South Hilo, Sept. 4September 3, 2019, 8:00 AM HST (Updated August 31, 2019, 8:03 AM)
Water will be temporarily turned off in the areas listed below on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for waterline work for the Piʻihonua-Kūkūau Reservoir and Transmission Improvements Project. The affected areas may experience low to no water pressure during the shutoff period.
AFFECTED AREAS: KAŪMANA, SOUTH HILO
ALL CUSTOMERS ON:
CHONG STREET FROM WEST NA‘AUAO STREET TO LEWANU‘U STREET, INCLUDING LAWELAWE CIRCLE AND OTHER CONNECTING SIDE ROADS, INCLUDING HOKULANI STREET, ʻIʻIWIPOLENA ROAD, TERRACE DRIVE AND ALL OF ITS CONNECTING SIDE STREETS AND SIDE ROADS, INCLUDING HOKULANI PLACE, KAʻAPUNI LOOP, KAʻAPUNI PLACE, WAWAI LOOP, WAWAI PLACE, LANI PLACE, TERRACE CIRCLE, PUAMELIA PLACE, PONI-MOI PLACE, PIKAKE PLACE, PAKALANA STREET, PAKALANA PLACE, KAIKŪʻONO STREET, KAIKŪʻONO PLACE, HELE MAUNA STREET, HUAPALA PLACE, ILIMA PLACE AND KIELE PLACE
Upon the resumption of water service, the waterlines will be flushed and cleaned, during which time you may notice turbid and/or discolored water.
You may also notice trapped air in your plumbing, which will be released as you initially use water.
Affected customers are reminded to take any and all precautions necessary to protect the customers’ property and facilities including, but not limited to, disabling electrical power to pumps and/or any other devices whose normal operation may be dependent on water pressure and/or water supply, and which might be harmed if automatically energized during the water shutoff.
For more information, call Carl Nishimura at (808) 961-8790.