Kauai residents asked to conserve water due to damaged water well

The Kauai Department of Water has issued a water conservation request for the entire Kalaheo area until further notice. Residents and businesses are asked to limit water consumption to essential uses only.

According to DOW officials, their primary well and back up deep well have been damaged and are currently out of service. Crews are currently working on repairing the system.

Essential water needs includes: cooking, bathing and toilet flushing.

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

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