Kauai residents urged to use water for essential needs only

KALAHEO, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Residents on Kauai are asked to conserve water for at least a week while repair and maintenance work is performed on the Kalaheo Nursery tank.

Work started Tuesday and is expected to continue until the end of next week.

During that time, Kalaheo residents in the following areas are urged to use water for only essential needs: the mauka side of Kaumuali'i Highway from Wawae to Opu Road including La'e, Pu'uwai; Kikala, Kuli roads; and all side streets off these roads.

The Department of Water classifies essential needs as cooking, bathing and toilet flushing.

This water conservation will help avoid depletion of the area's already limited water supply.

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