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More than 4,000 gallons of sewage spills into Lake Wilson

State health officials are warning the public to stay out of a section of Lake Wilson in Wahiawa after raw sewage spilled into waters.

The Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch reported approximately 4,275 gallons of wastewater entered a storm drain near 319 Walker Avenue at about 7 p.m. Tuesday. The drain empties into the lake near the end of Olive Avenue.

Workers stopped the spill at 9:45 p.m. and recovered 300 gallons of the discharge.

Warning signs was to be posted today and staff plans to collect water samples.

The Clean Water Branch advised the public to avoid lake waters from Olive Avenue to the spillway until staff remove the signs.

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