Water conservation request for 'Ele'ele, Hanapepe

LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Department of Water (DOW) has issued a water conservation request for the 'Ele'ele and Hanapēpē area until 10 a.m. tomorrow.

Residents and businesses are asked to limit water consumption to essential uses only.

Storage wells in the area were affected by an electrical outage from yesterday's storm, and the DOW is currently addressing those issues.

Essential water needs include: cooking; bathing; and toilet flushing.

Water conservation measures include: refraining from car washing; reducing outdoor irrigation; and using water wisely indoors and outdoors.

The DOW apologizes for the inconvenience and thanks 'Ele'ele and Hanapēpē residents and visitors for their patience and cooperation.

For more information, please call the Department of Water at 245-5455 during business hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or Police Dispatch at 241-1711 after business hours.

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