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Equipment malfunctions cause sewage spill on Big Island

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State health officials are advising the public to avoid waters near the Paukaa Sewage Pump Station on Hawaii Island after a sewage spill this morning.

The estimated 5,000 gallons discharged due to equipment malfunctions for about 50 minutes shortly after 8 a.m. It has been stopped and warning signs have been posted.

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