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Waterline Tie-In to Disrupt Service, Forces Closure of Kepaniwai at ʻĪao on Tuesday

May 1, 2017, 4:23 PM HST
* Updated May 1, 5:17 PM
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West Alu Road intersection. PC: 4.11.17 by Wendy Osher.

Goodfellow Bros. will be performing 12-inch waterline tie-in work on West Alu Road on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  As a result, Water customers will be affected and Kepaniwai Park will be closed.

Water consumers in the following areas will experience low water pressure to a temporary interruption in water service during this time period:

· from and inclusive of Kepaniwai Park,
· ʻĪao Valley Road,
· Ua Place,
· South Kukui Place,
· Auliʻi Drive, and
· Upper portion of Main Street, from the ʻĪao water tank to, but not inclusive of, Ilina Street.

Kepaniwai Park will be closed starting tomorrow (Tuesday, May 2) while the Department of Water Supply performs utility work on West Alu Road.

The park will remained closed to the public during the work period as restrooms and drinking water will not be available. Both residents and tourists are asked to stay out of the park during this time.

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Goodfellow Bros, Inc. was contracted by the Department of Water Supply to perform utility work on West Alu Road, between ʻĪao Valley Road and Alaneo Place, through Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the construction site, fronting the ʻĪao water tank.

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Affected DWS customers may wish to prepare by storing water and to adjust schedules as appropriate. Those who experience low water pressure are asked to conserve water and to avoid any unnecessary water use during this time.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area as there will be no through traffic on West Alu Road. If the area cannot be avoided, motorists are advised to drive with caution and to follow all traffic control detours and signs in the area.

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