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Water Shut Off Notice

October 24, 2021, 11:59 AM HST
* Updated October 24, 10:09 AM
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Affected Areas: Papaʻikou, Pueopaku, and Paukaʻa; South Hilo, Hawaiʻi all services along Hawaiʻi Belt Road (Highway 19) and all Connecting sides from mill road in Papaʻikou to Pauka’a drive.

Water will be temporarily turned off in the above-mentioned area overnight from 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, to 2:00 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, to do waterline connections for the Department of Water Supply’s Papaikou Transite & G.I. Pipeline Replacement Project. The affected area may experience low to no water pressure during the shut-off period.

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 shut-off.

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If more information is needed, call Mr. Carl Nishimura,
District Supervisor, at 961-8790.

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FROM: 10:00 P.M. – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021
TO: 2:00 A.M. – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021

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