Brown Water Advisory issued for Ala Wai, Pearl Harbor

Brown Water Advisory issued for Ala Wai, Pearl Harbor
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Brown Water Advisory has been issued for Pearl Harbor and Ala Wai Harbor after heavy rains on Oahu.

The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff.

Waters in the area could contain materials from overflowing cesspools, sewer manholes, pesticides and other harmful elements including dead animals and fecal matter.

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