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UPDATE: Maui Meadows Customers Urged to Conserve Water

September 12, 2013, 7:16 AM HST
* Updated September 12, 2:51 PM
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Water meter, photo by Wendy Osher.

Water meter, photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

(Update: 2:41 p.m. 9/12/13)

Water officials on Maui are asking that customers in the Maui Meadows area of South Maui continue to conserve water until Friday, Sept. 13, to allow the water supply to return to safe levels.

Personnel from the DWS located and repaired a damaged waterline today after noticing that storage tanks were running unusually low this morning.

Officials say tanks in Maui Meadows area are slowly filling but have not yet returned to normal levels.

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(Posted: 7:02 a.m. 9/12/13)

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Water customers in South Maui are urged to conserve water today because water levels in storage tanks are running unusually low this morning, officials announced.

Personnel from the Maui Department of Water Supply are currently investigating the cause, according to DWS Administrative Officer Jacky Takakura.

In the interim, customers in the area are asked to turn off irrigation systems, and delay all non-essential use of water such as washing cars.

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Areas affected include: Kīhei, Maui Meadows, Wailea and Mākena.

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