Kauai residents advised to stay out of Hanamaulu stream after sewage spill

Kauai residents advised to stay out of Hanamaulu stream after sewage spill

KAPAIA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kauai County officials are advising the public to stay out of water near Hanamaulu after a sewage spill Saturday afternoon.

Officials said the spill was reported near the Kapaia Bridge, and 100 gallons of wastewater flowed into Hanamaulu stream.

It happened around 4:15 p.m. when a manhole cover overflowed.

DOT crews were informed and crews dispatched to the area. It's unclear what caused the spill.

Signs warning of contamination have been posted and will remain up until the all clear is given.

This story may be updated.

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