The County of Maui Is Already in Hot Water over Sewage in the Ocean off West Maui, but a New Study Says That the Kihei Coast Is Far Worse

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Article courtesy of  | March 16, 2016 | mauitime | Shared as educational material

The County of Maui’s violation of the Clean Water Act by discharging millions of gallons of wastewater into injection wells in West Maui is widely known. What hasn’t gotten so much attention is that the county also uses injection wells at its wastewater treatment facilities in Kahului and Kihei–and a study published in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin shows that the South Maui waste plume dwarfs anything found in West Maui. Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/2w2CZkL

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