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Petroleum detected in water from Red Hill Elementary School

  • VIDEO BY MARK LADAO

    Hawaii military officials on Wednesday night addressed the concerns of area residents after petroleum product was detected in water samples taken at Red Hill Elementary School, which is connected to the Navy's water supply system.

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Military personnel distributed water to families on Wednesday at The Halsey Terrace Community Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Military personnel distributed water to families on Wednesday at The Halsey Terrace Community Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Military personnel and their families continued to voice their discontent at Wednesday’s town hall meeting at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel regarding possible contamination of the Navy’s water system.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Military personnel and their families continued to voice their discontent at Wednesday’s town hall meeting at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel regarding possible contamination of the Navy’s water system.

The state Department of Health on Wednesday detected petroleum product in water samples taken at Red Hill Elementary School, augmenting fears about widespread fuel contamination within the Navy’s water supply system that serves an estimated 93,000 people. Read more

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