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Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory for Hilo Bay, Hawaii

Start Date: 2016-08-24

Cause: Heavy rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Hilo Bay due to heavy rains. 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. If coastal waters are turbid and brown, stay out.

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Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory for Honolii Beach Park, Hawaii

Start Date: 2016-08-24

Cause: Heavy rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Honolii Beach Park due to heavy rains. 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. If coastal waters are turbid and brown, stay out.

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Oahu
Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory, Sunset Beach to Velzyland, Oahu

Start Date: 2016-08-25

Cause: Heavy rain

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for beaches from Rocky Point to Velzyland on Oahu due to earlier heavy rains. 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 and continue to practice good personal hygiene and follow up with your primary care physician if you have any health concerns. Additional information can be found here: http://emdweb.doh.hawaii.gov/cwb/wqd/viewer/(S(fpbfgyft0cuqlguik005wumd))/Home.aspx

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Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory, Bellows and Waimanalo Beach

Start Date: 2016-08-25

Cause: Heavy Rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Bellows Beach and Waimanalo Beach due to earlier heavy rains. 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 and continue to practice good personal hygiene and follow up with your primary care physician if you have any health concerns.

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Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory, Waimea Bay, Oahu

Start Date: 2016-08-24

Cause: rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Waimea Bay, Oahu. 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 and continue to practice good personal hygiene and follow up with your primary care physician if you have any health concerns.

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Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory, Lanikai

Start Date: 2016-08-24

Cause: Heavy rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Lanikai Beach due to heavy rains. 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 and continue to practice good personal hygiene and follow up with your primary care physician if you have any health concerns.

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Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory, Bamburas, Bowls, Secrets, Rockpiles

Start Date: 2016-08-24

Cause: Heavy rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for the surf spots Bamburas, Secrets, Rockpiles and Ala Moana Bowls due to heavy rains. 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 and continue to practice good personal hygiene and follow up with your primary care physician if you have any health concerns.

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Other - Discharge Halawa Stream

Start Date: 2016-08-12

Cause: Overflow

Detail: CWB was notified by CCH of a discharge entering Halawa Stream from the Animal Quarantine Station (DOA). The discharge is a result of an overflowing wet well with animal and human fecal matter. The discharge has been stopped, posting of signs and collection of water samples are being done. The public is advised to remain out of these waters until the signs have been removed.

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