Haina Well in Honoka‘a repaired, back online

Posted by on January 12, 2012 in Dept of Water Supply, Hamakua, News Releases | Comments Off

This is a Department of Water Supply water emergency message for Thursday January 12, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

At this time, the Haina Well in Honoka’a has been repaired. Water Supply customers in Honoka’a, Pā’auhau, Āhualoa, Kalopā, Pohākea, Upper Pa’auilo, Kukuihaele, Kapulena in Hāmākua, Hawai’i are no longer affected. Department of Water Supply workers brought the well back online last night after repairs to the motor control were completed.

Due to this emergency repair, the following are in effect:

A. Water haulers and the Waimea-Āhualoa Water Transmission System are no longer replenishing the Honoka’a Hospital Tank.

B. Customers in the affected area may resume normal water consumption.

Again, the Haina Well in Honoka’a has been repaired and is now back online. Dept. of Water Supply customers in Honoka’a, Pā’auhau, Āhualoa, Kalopā, Pohākea, Upper Pa’auilo, Kukuihaele and Kapulena may resume normal water use.

The Department appreciates the cooperation, patience, and understanding from the area customers during the emergency.

If you need additional information, please contact Daryl Ikeda at 961-8790.

Thank you,

Department of Water Supply