Haneda Airport provides bottled water after construction severs mains
Japan Times -- Nov 07
Water supplies at the domestic terminals of Haneda Airport in Tokyo were cut on Wednesday morning due to construction work, according to the operator of the terminal buildings.

Disruptions to the water supply began around 9 a.m. in two domestic terminals, affecting restaurants and restrooms, Japan Airport Terminal Co. said.

Water was restored to Terminal 1 from around noon, but was still suspended in Terminal 2 as of noon. Overall flights and the international terminal were unaffected.

In a conflicting report, a body commissioned by the central government to provide water to the airport said that the water supply was stopped after quality abnormalities were detected.

Water bottles were provided in the restrooms for travelers to wash their hands throughout the morning.

羽田空港・国内線ターミナルで6日午前、断水が発生した。午前8時20分ごろ、空港施設の職員から「水がしょっぱい」という連絡があり、水質の異常を検査するため、国内線の第1と第2ターミナルの上水道の供給をストップしたという。断水の影響で、空港内の飲食店は営業ができなくなっているほか、トイレは利用できるものの、手洗い場の水道が使用できない状態となった。第1ターミナルは、午前11時ごろ、水質の異常はなかったとして断水が解消したが、第2ターミナルでは依然、断水状態が続いている。水質検査の結果、塩分濃度が高かったものの、詳しい原因などはわかっておらず、復旧の見通しは不明だという。
News sources: Japan Times, ANNnewsCH
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