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Water outage on Kauai scheduled Jan. 4 and 5

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Water outages are scheduled in Waimea from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 4 and 5 to allow the water department to connect newly installed waterlines to the existing water system in the area.

On Tuesday, Jan. 4, residents that live along the following roads will be affected by the outage: Alawai Road, from the Waimea Road junction to the Menehune Road junction; and all of Waimea Valley from the Alawai and Menehune road junction, including Hiros, Pul, Kii, Kalo and Gay roads and Menehune Place.

On Wednesday, Jan. 5, residents on Menehune Road from Kii Road to Gay Road including all of Menehune Place will be affected.

A detailed map of all the affected streets can be viewed online at www.kauaiwater.org.

Residents in the area should prepare for the outage by storing enough water to meet their needs during the outage.

The improvements in the Waimea area are part of Water Plan 2020, a comprehensive, long range planning effort, to ensure that safe, affordable and sufficient drinking water is provided to Kauai residents over the next two decades.

Goodfellow Brothers, contractors for the Department of Water, will be completing the tie-in of the newly installed water lines.

Motorists are asked to exercise caution when driving through the affected area.

For more information, please call the Department of Water at 245-5461 during business hours, 7:45 am to 4:30 p.m..

For emergencies after business hours, call Police Dispatch at 241-1711.

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