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Friday, October 18, 2013
Media Contact: Markus Owens, ENV PIO, 768-3454
ENV RESPONDS TO SSO IN MAKIKI
KAPOLEI – The City’s Department of Environmental Services responded today to a sanitary sewer overflow at
The call came in at 7:06 a.m. An ENV crew arrived at 8:02 a.m. and secured the site at 9:00 a.m.
An 8-inch vitrified clay pipe broke discharging an estimated 4,500 gallons of untreated wastewater of which 100 gallons dissipated into the ground and 4,400 entered a concrete channel eventually leading to
ENV notified the state Department of Health. ENV cleaned, disinfected and deodorized the affected area. Warning signs are being posted and water sampling is underway.