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City’s Wells are said at danger level


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 25, 2011

~~<p>Increased population and light rainfall during the past five years have drained the city&rsquo;s artesian water supply to a dangerously low level, Frederick Ohrt, manager and chief engineer of the board of water supply, warned Tuesday.</p>
<p>Only cautious operation of artesian supplies lying in areas under the city will save Honolulu&rsquo;s water from salt infiltration during the next six months, Mr. Ohrt said.</p>
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Increased population and light rainfall during the past five years have drained the city’s artesian water supply to a dangerously low level, Frederick Ohrt, manager and chief engineer of the board of water supply, warned Tuesday.

Only cautious operation of artesian supplies lying in areas under the city will save Honolulu’s water from salt infiltration during the next six months, Mr. Ohrt said. Login for more...



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