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Board adopts emergency plan for Oahu water shortages

  • JAMM AQUINO / MARCH 10
                                Board of Water Supply Manager and Chief Engineer Ernest Lau says each new monitoring well could cost $1 million. Above, Lau holds a portable water storage bag at a news conference.

    JAMM AQUINO / MARCH 10

    Board of Water Supply Manager and Chief Engineer Ernest Lau says each new monitoring well could cost $1 million. Above, Lau holds a portable water storage bag at a news conference.

The board overseeing Oahu’s municipal water system adopted a plan Monday for responding to water shortages in the event of an emergency, such as a severe drought, damage to infrastructure or water contamination as in the case of 2021’s Red Hill disaster. Read more

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