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Public warned to stay out of Keehi Lagoon waters following sewage spill

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 04:20 a.m. HST, Feb 20, 2012



The state Department of Health warned people to stay out of the waters around Keehi Lagoon Park because of a sewage discharge at the drawbridge section of Sand Island Access Road.

U.S. Army officials said about 15,000 gallons of wastewater went into the water from a main under the Sand Island bridge, adjacent to the Marine Education & Training Center.

Officials say the discharge, reported at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, was stopped by crews with the Army's Directorate of Public Works a little after 12:30 p.m.

The state Department of Health posted signs warning people to stay out of the water near the Marine Education and Training Center, the University of Hawaii Marine Center, Snug Harbor, Kapalama Basin, Mokauea Island, and the Kalihi Channel of Keehi Lagoon.

The cause of the spill is under investigation.







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edster48 wrote:
Eh brah, no worry, we no need sewers. Build da rail!
on February 20,2012 | 05:47AM
1local wrote:
good thing the current doesn't bring the sewage to Ala Moana and Waikiki. If it did it should have been reported. Just wonder what happened to all the sewage during Mufi's time. Hope the sewage wasn't brought back with the Waikiki Sand revitalization - amazing that their was no environmental impact statement required...
on February 20,2012 | 09:57AM
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