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Brown Water Advisory Issued for East Hawaiʻi

December 22, 2021, 10:51 AM HST
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A brown water advisory has been issued for the east side of Hawaiʻi Island.

Recent heavy rain has resulted in stormwater runoff entering into coastal waters. The public is advised to stay out of floodwaters and stormwater runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer, manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris.

Not all coastal areas may be impacted by runoff, however, if the water is brown stay out.

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