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WAIMALU SEWER OVERHAUL
(Monday, September 21, 2009) --
Mayor Hannemann said, “We’re fulfilling our promise to repair our sewer system and waste water treatment plants with these major capital investments. Projects like these are constructed with the money collected in sewer fees, and this one in particular is benefiting from federal stimulus funding. This is another example of the commitment we’re making to improve our infrastructure, while also generating jobs for the construction industry.”
Most of the sewer lines were constructed in the mid- to late- 1950s. They are in poor condition because of ground settlement.
The project will involve the replacement of 5,820 linear feet of defective sewer lines by conventional open-cut trench methods. It also includes the installation of 630 linear feet of new sewer lines, including a line crossing underneath
The construction will take place in the area mauka of the
A sum of $7,438,075 was provided from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and locally from the Hawaii Department of Health.
Preliminary work has begun. The project will take 27 months to complete.
Markus Owens, 768-3454