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Cracked pipe triggers health warning for Keehi Lagoon

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The Department of Health (DOH) has posted warning signs at Keehi Lagoon after a cracked pipe under the Nimitz viaduct started to leak sewage.

The DOH warns the public to stay out of the water at Keehi lagoon from the Nimitz viaduct to the end of the canoe launch areas.

The wastewater discharge is coming from a cracked pipe located under the Nimitz viaduct.

The discharge is described as ongoing but intermittent. Repairs are underway, warning signs are being posted and water samples are being taken.

 The public is advised to remain out of these waters until signs have been removed.

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