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Leeward residents asked to conserve water after main break

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UPDATE at 4:19 p.m. on Sunday: The Board of Water Supply says crews have completed repairs to the 24-inch water main break near Hakimo Road. Roads are still closed as crews work to fix the roadway. BWS is still asking all Leeward coast residents to conserve water.

The Honolulu Board of Water Supply is asking all Leeward coast residents, from Honokai Hale to Hakimo Road in Waianae, to use water sparingly as they work to repair a 24-inch water main break.

The break happened on Saturday evening, according to the BWS. 

Residents should only use water for cooking, drinking, and personal hygiene and should refrain from doing laundry, watering lawns, or washing cars.

According to the Board of Water Supply, no customers are without water service at this time but some may experience low water pressure.  

All lanes of Hakimo Road between Waiolu Place and Farrington Highway are currently closed as crews work to repair the main. Motorists that need to travel on Hakimo Road should enter and exit via Waiolu Place.  

Repair work is expected to continue into the evening and possibly through tomorrow. 

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