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Wastewater Overflow Occurs in Kahului

The County of Maui’s Department of Environmental Management reported that a wastewater overflow of approximately 4,125 gallons occurred on April 3, 2017 in Kahului. The overflow was reported at 12:30 p.m. and was stopped by 1:00 p.m.

The overflow was caused by a grease blockage in the sewer mainline. The wastewater flowed from a cleanout located at 296 Alamaha Street and settled into a drainage ditch running along the back portion of the property. No wastewater reached the ocean.

The wastewater was pumped up, the spill site was cleared and disinfected, and the Department of Health has been notified.

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