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Stage 1 water shortage for Upcountry Maui, Hawaii
7/21/2021 11:19:23 PM



CATEGORIES:
Relief, Response & Restrictions
Water Supply & Quality
AFFECTED AREAS:
Maui County, HI

Start Date: 7/2/2021 -  
A Stage 1 water shortage took effect for the Upcountry on July 2. Water users were prohibited from using water for irrigation, watering lawns, washing vehicles and other non-essential uses. Fields were dry, mountainsides were dry and brown, the fire danger was high and water availability was a growing concern. The water supply for West Maui was also low, and voluntary conservation was encouraged. Maui News (Wailuku), July 3, 2021
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