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Blocked manhole overflows, spilling sewage

By Dan Nakaso

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 23, 2014

~~<p>Water samples will again be taken at Palolo Stream, along the Ala Wai Canal and off Magic Island on Wednesday after more than 103,000 gallons of raw sewage poured out of a manhole in Palolo that someone intentionally plugged.</p>
<p>The overflow was triggered by heavy rain as well as clothes and tricycle parts that had been dumped into a manhole on Ahe Street in front of the Palolo Valley Homes public housing project, said Watson Okubo, supervisor for the state Health Department's monitoring and analysis section.</p>
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Water samples will again be taken at Palolo Stream, along the Ala Wai Canal and off Magic Island on Wednesday after more than 103,000 gallons of raw sewage poured out of a manhole in Palolo that someone intentionally plugged.

The overflow was triggered by heavy rain as well as clothes and tricycle parts that had been dumped into a manhole on Ahe Street in front of the Palolo Valley Homes public housing project, said Watson Okubo, supervisor for the state Health Department's monitoring and analysis section. Login for more...



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