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Backup Well Installation to Affect Water Supply in Hāna

October 2, 2014, 9:35 AM HST
* Updated October 2, 9:36 AM
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Hāna, Maui. File photo by Wendy Osher.

Hāna, Maui. File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Maui Now Staff

Water customers in Hāna are being asked to reduce water usage on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, as contractors conduct electrical connection work on a new backup well.

The remote East Maui community currently uses Hāmoa Well #1, which is the primary water source for Hāna town.

During work on the project, Hāmoa Well #1 will be working on intermittent power while crews work on the new Hāmoa Well #2 as a backup source.

The capital improvement project will bring the Hāmoa Well #2 online for backup service in November of 2014.

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Customers can call the department’s 24-hour service line at (808) 270-7633, only if a water problem occurs.

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