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Wastewater discharged into waters off Papai`kou



(KPUA) The area from Kekiwi Point to Waipahi Point in Papai`kou has been closed to all shoreline activities following a malfunction Tuesday at the Papa`ikou Wastewater Treatment Plant. 
 
The Department of Public Works says approximately 7,600 gallons of wastewater was discharged via the shoreline outfall between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. 
 
Although the wastewater had been treated and disinfected, the area was closed as a precautionary measure pending consultation with the State Health Department. 

KPUA

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