Water Shut Off From Friday at 10 PM To Saturday at 5:00 AM
HILO – If you live in central Hilo, don’t plan to have any water later tonight.
The Hawaii County Department of Water Supply announced the temporarily shut-off for a specific area in Hilo, starting at 10:00 pm. on Friday, March 6, to 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7. The department must change a broken 16” main valve.
Here is the shut-off notice from water supply:
WATER SHUT OFF NOTICE
AREAS AFFECTED: ALL SERVICES ALONG WAIANUENUE AVENUE AND RAINBOW DRIVE, FROM WAIAU STREET DOWN TO AND INCLUDING KAPI‘OLANI STREET, DOWN TO AND INCLUDING HAILI STREET AND ALL SIDE STREETS;
ALL SERVICES ALONG KAUMANA DRIVE, FROM WAIANUENUE AVENUE TO MOHOULI STREET UP TO WAIANUENUE AVENUE, INCLUDING ‘EKAHA STREET, ‘IWA‘IWA STREET, WILIWILI STREET, AKEKEKE STREET, ‘OMA‘O ROAD, HUALILILI STREET, PU‘UHINA STREET, WAIEA PLACE, PUNAHELE STREET, MALANAI STREET, SPRING STREET, HO‘OMANA STREET, WAIPUNA PLACE, LIKO LEHUA STREET, PALAPALAI STREET, LANIUMA PLACE, MAILE LAU LI‘I PLACE, ULUWAI STREET AND LOPEZ DRIVE;
ALL SERVICES ALONG MOHOULI STREET, FROM KAUMANA DRIVE DOWN TO KOMOHANA STREET, INCLUDING KUKUAU STREET, FROM MOHOULI STREET TO KOMOHANA STREET, INCLUDING KAHIKINI STREET, LA HOU STREET, OHUKEA STREET, HUEU PLACE AND KAULELE PLACE;
ALL SERVICES ALONG KOMOHANA STREET FROM WAIANUENUE AVENUE, UP TO NOWELO STREET, INCLUDING NOWELO STREET FROM KOMOHANA STREET, DOWN TO SOUTH A‘OHOKU PLACE AND INCLUDING HUALI WAY, HUALI PLACE, PU‘UHONU PLACE AND PU‘UHONU WAY;
ALL SERVICES ALONG HAILI STREET, ‘ALAE STREET, ALA MUKU STREET AND PU‘UHILI STREET, INCLUDING KAMAKAHONU STREET, LAIMANA STREET, HALA‘I STREET, HALA‘I HILL, UILI STREET, HINA STREET AND ‘ELEPAIO STREET; SOUTH HILO, HAWAI’I
Water will be temporarily turned off in the above-mentioned area from 10:00 pm. on Friday, March 6, 2015, to 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 to change a broken 16” main valve.
Upon resumption of water service, the waterlines will be flushed and cleaned during which time you may notice turbid and/or discolored water.
You may also notice trapped air in your plumbing, which will be released as you initially use water.
Affected customers are asked to take any and all precautions necessary to protect the customers’ property and facilities including, but not limited to, disabling electrical power to pumps and/or any other devices whose normal operation may be dependent on water pressure and/or water supply, and which might be harmed if automatically energized during the water shut-off.
Please pardon these temporary inconveniences. If you have any questions, please contact Carl Nishimura, District Supervisor, at 961-8790.Hawaii Department of Water Supply