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About 2,000 gallons of wastewater spills near the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

An aerial view of the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam/Naval Shipyard.
An aerial view of the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam/Naval Shipyard.
Published: Nov. 11, 2018 at 3:14 PM HST
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PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (HawaiiNewsNow) - Navy officials reported Sunday a large wastewater spill adjacent to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard facilities on base.

The Navy says the spill was reported around 7:10 a.m. near Bravo Pier 13.

Crews were immediately dispatched and found the 4-6 inch temporary bypass line had ruptured above ground.

An estimated 2,000 gallons spilled into an area storm drain which leads to the harbor.

Crews stopped the spill by 8:30 a.m. and began repairs and cleanup.

The Department of Health was also notified of the spill.

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