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Water main breaks in Kailua on Kainui Drive

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KAILUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

 

UPDATE at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday: 
Water service has been restored to all customers as of Thursday morning. Repair work to roads in the area affected by the break was scheduled to continue.

ORIGINAL STORY:
A 12-inch main broke in Kailua Wednesday afternoon.

The break occurred at 1222 Kainui Drive in Kailua. 20 customers are without water, but Kainalu Elementary is not affected.

One southbound lane of Kainui Drive is closed.

Honolulu Fire Capt. Terry Seelig says no homes were flooded, but water is gushing out and leaking close to private garages.

Board of Water Supply crews are cleaning up the sand and will digg about eight feet down to repair the broken main.

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