Water restored after 8-inch main break in Kailua repaired

Published On: Dec 23 2013 10:04:10 PM HST   Updated On: Aug 14 2013 05:23:29 PM HST
KAILUA, Hawaii -

The Board of Water Supply says crews finished repairs to an 8-inch water main break at 525 Keolu Drive in Kailua Wednesday afternoon.

Water service was restored to 35 customers at 3:30 p.m.

By 5 a.m. Wednesday, water service was restored for most customers, including Kaelepulu Elementary School.  The break was reported at around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Crews are now working to backfill the trench and repair the roadway. Crews will be working on the Kailua-bound side of Keolu Drive between Akea Place and Akiohala Street for the duration of the road repair, which is expected to continue into the evening. One lane of traffic remains open in each direction.

PHOTOS: Keolu water main break

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