HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Department of Health is advising the public to stay out of the water at Sandy Beach due to wastewater discharge.
HDOH reported a bypass of partially treated wastewater at the East Honolulu Wastewater Treatment Plant on Wednesday, Sept. 7.
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HDOH estimated about 2,000 gallons were excreted.
They also reported that the leak was stopped and the cause was due to a leaking gasket.
According to HDOH, warning signs are posted at Sandy Beach.
They are advising the public to stay out of the water until the signs are removed.
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