8,080 Gallons of Wastewater Overflow in Kahului

January 28, 2014, 4:21 PM HST · Updated January 28, 4:25 PM
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By Maui Now Staff

An 8,080 gallon wastewater overflow occurred at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, in the vicinity of the Kahului Pump Station, county officials confirmed today.

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The overflow reportedly originated from a small hole in the force main, according to officials with the County Department of Environmental Management.

Authorities say the wastewater mixed with rain was contained in a water catchment area along Hāna Highway, approximately 100 feet from the corner of Hobron Avenue, and was stopped by 8:30 p.m.

County officials say the wastewater was pumped up, the spill site was cleaned and disinfected, and the state Department of Health was notified of the incident.

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