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TEMPORARY BYPASS PIPE EXPOSED IN
(Sun., May 6, 2012) –A portion of the temporary black sewer pipe used as a result of the Beachwalk force main break in 2006 surfaced yesterday in the Ala Wai Canal.
The pipe is neither leaking nor a health risk. An air bubble lifted a section of the 5,000 foot-long pipe and the anchors to the surface exposing approximately 100 feet of pipe.
The majority of the sewage flows in the rehabilitated original force main, with only a small amount going through the temporary black bypass pipe.
The City informed the
Contact: Markus Owens, Public Communications Officer, ENV 351-6305