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WASTEWATER SPILL CONTAINED ON ALA MOANA BOULEVARD

 

(Sat., July 21, 2012) The Department of Environmental Services (ENV) responded to a wastewater spill today at 1500 Ala Moana Boulevard in Waikiki.

 

The spill began at approximately 10:30 a.m. when a private contractor working at that location broke a sewer lateral. ENV crews contained the spill at approximately 2:45 pm.

 

Approximately 2,630 gallons of untreated wastewater entered the Ala Wai Canal near the Ala Moana bridge.

 

ENV has posted warning signs and notified the State Department of Health. ENV will also conduct water sampling.

 

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Contact:  ENV Deputy Director Ross Tanimoto, 520-5561.