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Hawaii
Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory: Island of Hawaii

Start Date: 2016-07-23

Cause: Heavy Rain

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Hawaii Island 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 waters may be affected, 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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Maui
Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory for Honokahua Bay, Maui

Start Date: 2016-07-23

Cause: Heavy rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Honokahua, Maui, 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 waters may be affected, 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: Island of Maui

Start Date: 2016-07-23

Cause: Heavy Rain

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for The island of Maui 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 waters may be affected, 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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Sewage Spill - Sewage Spill: Kaanapali, Maui

Start Date: 2016-07-22

Cause: Sewage Spill into Storm Drain

Detail: CWB was notified by Maui County of a sewage spill on Ka'anapali Parkway in Ka'anapali, Maui. Approximately 25 gallons of sewage entered into a storm drain leading to a drainage channel at Keka'a Point. Warning signs are being posted and water samples will be taken. The public is advised to remain out of waters near Keka'a Point until warning signs have been removed.

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Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory: Honolua, Maui

Start Date: 2016-07-21

Cause: Heavy rain

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Honolua 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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Oahu
Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory: Island of Oahu

Start Date: 2016-07-24

Cause: Heavy rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for the island of Oahu 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 waters may be affected, 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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