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Hawaii Water Service

Hawaii Water Service to operate Keauhou wastewater services

Hawaii Water Service, has entered into an agreement with Keauhou Community Services, Inc. (KCSI) to operate and maintain a wastewater collection and treatment system serving 1,500 residential, hotel, and commercial customers in Keauhou on the island of Hawaii. The system also serves the Keauhou Bay Facility and Kahaluu Beach Park and provides effluent to the […]

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County Wastewater Division to conduct dye test of wastewater treatment plant outfall pipe in Puhi Bay

The County of Hawaii, Department of Environmental Management, Wastewater Division, will be conducting a dye test of the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant outfall pipe. The dye test will be completed September 21, 2018, and will provide information for inspection of the outfall pipe. The inspection is being done to confirm the integrity of repairs completed […]

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

Sewage spill forces closure of Kailua Bay Monday (June 12)

The Department of Environmental Management reports a sewage spill occurred earlier today at Ali’I Drive and Palani Road due to a ruptured main and has entered the ocean at Kailua Bay. Warning signs are posted and Kailua Bay from Kamaka Honu Beach to Hulihee Palace is currently closed out to 1,000 feet offshore. Water samples […]

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

Wastewater spill in Hilo Bay prompts warning signs for beachgoers

The wastewater division of the County of Hawaii has reported a dishcharge of treated, disinfected wastewater near the shoreline from the Pua Sewage Pump Station and Pacific Aquaculture & Coastal Resource Center (PACRC) facility at Hilo Bay Monday, June 6, 2017.

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All areas of Hilo Bay reopen to public Wednesday afternoon (April 5)

The Department of Environmental Management reports that water quality levels in the spill area have returned to normal. The Department of Health confirmed that all Hilo Bayfront area beach parks can now be opened. The County is mobilizing to open up the area at this time.

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Cesspool comment deadline extended

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Health (DOH) has initiated the process to accept written comments and hold a public hearing on proposed changes to Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Chapter 11-62, Wastewater Systems. Proposed changes include prohibiting the installation of new cesspools and requiring connections or upgrades of existing cesspools to septic systems within 180 days […]

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Isle receives $300,000 for wastewater, highway improvements

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Malama Solomon (District 4 – Hilo, Hamakua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona) released the following statement on the administration’s release of nearly $300,000 for wastewater and highway capital improvement projects on Hawaii Island: • $47,000 for transportation improvements to Queen Kaahumanu Highway at the intersection of Kawaihae Road • $250,000 for design and […]

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Hilo wastewater pipe repaired; no ocean spill

Hilo wastewater pipe repaired; no ocean spill

MEDIA RELEASE County Department of Environmental Management (DEM) crews successfully repaired a leaking wastewater pipe early Saturday beneath the ground at Hilo International Airport.   The repair avoided release of untreated wastewater into the ocean that would have caused the closure of beaches in Keaukaha. The leak was discovered a week ago on state-owned land […]

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Wastewater was discovered bubbling to the surface on Saturday at the airport where a 24-inch  main, which carries untreated wastewater to the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant, is buried about four feet below ground level.

Raw sewage main leak at Hilo International Airport

Wastewater was discovered bubbling to the surface on Saturday at the airport where a 24-inch main, which carries untreated wastewater to the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant, is buried about four feet below ground level.

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