Brown Water Advisory for Wailua Bay

WAILUA BAY, KAUA`I (Ben Caxton) — The Hawaii State Department of has posted a new “Brown Water Advisory” for Wailua Bay on Kaua’i. Officials say stormwater runoff into coastal waters continues to pose a hazard to the public due to possible contamination from overflowing cesspools, sewers, and manholes including pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, and other flood debris. Not all coast areas may be impacted by the runoff, however, if the water is brown the state says to stay out.

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