Water to be shut off for pipeline replacement in Paukaa, Papaikou

  • This county Department of Water Supply map shows the area where water will be shut off between 10 p.m. today and 4 a.m. Friday.

Water will be temporarily turned off in the Paukaa and Papaikou areas from 10 p.m. today to 4 a.m. Friday for a pipeline replacement project.

The affected area may experience low to no water pressure during the shutoff period.

Upon the resumption of water service, the waterlines will be flushed and cleaned during which time those affected notice turbid and/or discolored water. Customers may also notice trapped air in their plumbing, which will be released as water is used.

Affected customers are reminded 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 shutoff.

For more information, call Carl Nishimura, Department of Water Supply district supervisor, at (808) 961-8790.

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