Clog of rags and grease causes sanitary sewer overflow in Kunia

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Department of Environmental Services (ENV) responded to a sanitary sewer overflow that spilled approximately 1,050 gallons on Tuesday, June 1.

ENV crews received the call at 10:15 a.m. and stopped the spill at around 11:25 a.m.

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ENV reported that a clog of rags and grease sent untreated wastewater out a manhole at 94-550 Kupuohi St. in Kunia.

Of the estimated 1,050 gallons spilled, 10 gallons entered a nearby storm drain. The crew recovered 100 gallons, with 940 dissipating into the ground.

The Department of Health waived posting warning signs and taking water samples. 

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