Brown Water Advisory Issued for Kauai

KAUAI (KHNL) -- Brown Water Advisory is issued for the island of Kauai.  Heavy rains have caused flooding and heavy runoff into coastal waters of Kauai.

Several irrigation ditches in Kekaha were opened by Civil Defense to prevent flooding.

The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to overflowing cesspools and other contaminants.

If coastal waters are turbid and brown, stay out.