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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Pipe break causes 5,000 gallon raw sewage spill in Naalehu

On Tuesday (Sept 16) a broken sewer pipe caused about 5,000 gallons of raw sewage to spill to the ground at 95-5575 Opukea Street in Naalehu. According to the Wastewater Division of Hawaii County the broken sewer pipe cause the sewage to backup and spill into the ground. The sewer back-up was cleared bringing the […]

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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

UPDATE: Kailua Bay reopens Thursday (June 15) after sewage spill closure

This is a Civil Defense Sewage Spill Update Message for Thursday, June 15 at 3 p.m. The Department of Health has determined that Kailua Bay water quality has returned to normal bacteria levels and Kailua Bay is opened at this time to water activities. The Department of Environmental Management reports that repairs to the ruptured […]

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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Kailua Bay remains closed Wednesday (June 14) due to sewage spill

This is a Civil Defense Sewage Spill update message for Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 9 a.m. Kailua Bay remains closed due to a sewage spill, from Kamakahonu Beach to Hulihee Palace out to sea 1,000 feet. Additional water samples had to be taken yesterday and results are expected later today. Please stay out of […]

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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Kailua Bay in Kona remains closed due to sewage spill

This is a Civil Defense Sewage Spill update message for Tuesday, June 13 at 9:30 a.m. Kailua Bay remains closed due to a sewage spill from Kamakahonu Beach to Hulihee Palace seaward out to 1,000 ft. This sewage spill was contained yesterday. Results from water samples taken yesterday are expected later today. Please cease all […]

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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Sewage spill into Wailuku River leads to closing of Hilo Bay beach parks

The Dept. of Environmental Management reports a sewage spill occurred earlier today along Waianuenue Avenue and entered the Wailuku River in Hilo. Work crews have cleared the blockage and water quality testing is being conducted. At this time, Hilo Bay and all parks within the break wall area are closed. Residents and visitors in the […]

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An estimated 300 gallons of sewage leaked into the storm drain system near Ponahawai Street and Kilauea Avenue Friday morning, according to the County Department of Environmental Management’s Wastewater Division.

The infiltration of wastewater at about 9 a.m. into the storm drain system that discharges into Alenaio Stream prompted the department to post warning signs along the stream canal.

Hundreds of gallons of sewage spilled in Hilo

An estimated 300 gallons of sewage leaked into the storm drain system near Ponahawai Street and Kilauea Avenue Friday morning, according to the County Department of Environmental Management’s Wastewater Division. The infiltration of wastewater at about 9 a.m. into the storm drain system that discharges into Alenaio Stream prompted the department to post warning signs […]

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