Broken Wastewater Line on Banyan Drive/Way leads to a sewage spill into Ice Pond and portions of Reed's Bay in Hilo.
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
From the Department of Health (DOH) - Clean Water Branch (CWB):
CAUSE Broken force main
LOCATION NAME Reed's Bay near Ice Pond, Hilo
The public is advised to keep out of the waters of Reed's Bay near Ice Pond, in Hilo due to a sewage spill.
Location of discharge: Banyan Street near the Ice Pond portion of Reed's Bay
Volume: estimated 28,000 gallons
Volume that entered the water: unknown
Time of event: 12:09 PM; stopped at 12:20 PM
Signs have been posted in the area.
The public is advised to remain out of these waters until the warning signs have been removed.