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For Immediate Release
September 10, 2018

Wahiawa Water System Improvements Project to Begin on  September 17

HONOLULU – Integrated Construction, Inc., the Board of Water Supply’s (BWS) contractor for the Wahiawa Water System Improvements, Part 1A, project is scheduled to begin work on September 17.  The renewal of the water system will improve water service reliability for customers in the area.

This project will replace approximately 3,050 feet of 12-inch mains, 8,500 feet of 8-inch and 6-inch mains, and 1,065 feet of 4-inch mains, installed from the 1930s to 1960s.

The work will affect the following areas:

  • California Avenue from Auhili Place and Maalo Street
  • Kaalolo Place
  • Lei Awapuhi Place
  • Lei Aloalo Place
  • Kukui Street from California Avenue and Kilani Avenue
  • Kilani Avenue from Lehua Street to Holoku Place
  • Longley Place
  • Nihiwai Place
  • Koele Way
  • Milikana Place
  • Olive Avenue from Kamehameha Highway to Cypress Avenue
  • Ohai Street from California Avenue to Kamehameha Highway
  • Ohai Place

Road closures will occur Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at various locations throughout the work area.  Area residents and motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes during construction hours.  Based on the current schedule, this project will be completed in the second quarter of 2020.  Questions and comments may be directed to the BWS Construction Section at 748-5730 or by emailing contactus@hbws.org.

About the Board of Water Supply

The Board of Water Supply (BWS), a semi-autonomous agency of the City and County of Honolulu, manages Oahu’s municipal water resources and distribution system.  As the largest water utility in the State, the BWS serves approximately one million customers on Oahu.  The BWS embraces its mission of “Water for Life – Ka Wai Ola” – to provide a safe, dependable, and affordable water supply, now and into the future.  UwÄ“  ka lani, ola ka honua – “When the heavens weep, the earth lives.”  For more information, visit www.boardofwatersupply.com.

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Contact:

Kathleen Elliott-Pahinui
Information Officer
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Phone: (808) 748-5319