HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Department of Health recommends all Navy water system users avoid using the water for drinking, cooking, or oral hygiene. Those who detect a foul odor should also avoid using the water for dishwashing, bathing and laundry.
DOH said the Navy is responsible for maintaining a safe and reliable source of drinking water.
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The Navy and the DOH are working together to investigate the extent and source of odor complaints that started Sunday.
DOH’s initial screening results were inconclusive and did not detect a contaminant.
Samples have also been sent to a drinking water lab in California. Results are expected by the end of the week.
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Affected residents are asked to contact the Navy at (808) 448-2570 and the DOH at SDWB@doh.hawaii.gov to report similar complaints. Please provide your name, phone number, affected address and any details relating to the smell/taste or color in the drinking water.