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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2007
CITY TO SMOKE TEST SEWER LINES IN KANEOHE
Crews from the City Environmental Services Department will be smoke-testing sewer lines in residential areas near Windward Mall in
The area that will be smoke-tested is on the Kahuku side of
This is part of the City’s continuing effort to prevent rainwater from entering the sewer system. City crews will blow smoke into sewer lines and record where the smoke appears. The smoke used is non-toxic, harmless, and odorless. The smoke is not a fire hazard and does not pose a health hazard to humans or pets.
The test locates broken pipes, illegal connections, open cleanouts and other paths for runoff to enter the sewer system. Runoff from heavy rain can overwhelm the sewer system and treatment plants and cause spills.
Lori Kahikina-Moniz, 768-7272
Mark Matsunaga, 527-5767
|Monday, February 05, 2007|