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Board of Water Supply detects petroleum contamination in Moanalua monitoring well

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / FEB. 11
                                The Honolulu Board of Water has detected petroleum-related chemicals in a monitoring well installed in Moanalua Valley. Above, Ernie Lau, chief engineer and manager of BWS, speaks at a press conference at the Hawaii State Capitol on Feb. 11.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / FEB. 11

    The Honolulu Board of Water has detected petroleum-related chemicals in a monitoring well installed in Moanalua Valley. Above, Ernie Lau, chief engineer and manager of BWS, speaks at a press conference at the Hawaii State Capitol on Feb. 11.

The Moanalua Valley monitoring well was installed to check for the possible presence and migration of contaminants in the groundwater and does not mean that Oahu’s drinking water system is contaminated, officials say. Read more

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