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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM AECOM department manager William R. Wanner on Friday described the sturdiness of a new, permanent pipe in the Ala Wai Canal. A temporary pipe that had been installed following a 2006 main rupture will be removed over the summer.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM AECOM department manager William R. Wanner and Mayor Kirk Caldwell hop onto a temporary wastewater pipe in the Ala Wai Canal. Caldwell announced Friday that the pipe, installed after a force main line rupture in 2006, will be removed this summer. The project will affect paddling crews that practice in the canal, though city officials said they would try to minimize the disruptions.