Maui News

Wailuku-Kahului Wastewater Shoreline Protection

August 29, 2012, 1:16 PM HST
* Updated August 29, 3:24 PM
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The Kahului Wastewater reclamation facility is located just north west of Kanaha Beach Park in Central Maui. File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

The County of Maui is proposing the extention of the existing shoreline protection at the Wailuku-Kahului Wastewater Reclamation Facility.

The Department of Environmental Management wants to extend a revetment by 1,200 feet to the west.

The original revetment was constructed in 1979 at the recommendation of the Army Corps of Engineers to protect the facility.

A 45 day public review and comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement runs through October 8, 2012.

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