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Brown Water Advisory Issued from DT Fleming Beach to Honolua Bay

March 20, 2018, 1:42 PM HST
* Updated March 20, 1:43 PM
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PC: State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health/Google maps.

A Brown Water Advisory has been issued from DT Fleming Beach to Honolua Bay on Maui.

Officials say heavy rain has resulted in stormwater runoff entering into coastal waters.

The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer, manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris.

Not all coastal areas may be impacted by runoff, however, if the water is brown stay out.

Continue to practice good personal hygiene and follow-up with your primary care physician if you have any health concerns.

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