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More than 4,000 gallons of wastewater spills in Makiki

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 09:25 a.m. HST, Nov 28, 2013



A clogged pipe caused a 4,050 gallon wastewater spill in Makiki Wednesday afternoon, the city Department of Environmental Services reported.

Crews responded to the spill at 1207 Lilo Place at 5:10 p.m. They cleaned, disinfected and deodorized the area and brought the spill under control by 7:15 p.m.

The state Department of Health was notified.

An Environmental Services Department spokesman said roots clogging a 6-inch terra cotta pipe caused a manhold to overflow and send the untreated wastewater into a box culvert at 1214 Nehoa St.







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jusjoking wrote:
Kapolei?
on November 28,2013 | 08:27AM
nitpikker wrote:
yeah, i could have sworn i read kapolei earlier too!
on November 28,2013 | 02:16PM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
Terra Cotta pipe? That puppy must be at least 75 years old.
on November 28,2013 | 09:40AM
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