Brown Water Advisory posted for Keehi, Waimea Bay

Health officials: If coastals waters are brown, turbid -- stay out!

 UPDATED 3:26 PM HST May 29, 2013

State health officials say a Brown Water Advisory has been issued for Waimea Bay and Keehi Lagoon on Oahu.

The public is advised to say out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools and sewer manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens (leptospirosis), chemicals, and associated flood debris.

Health officials say if coastal waters are turbid and brown, stay out.'

PHOTOS: Brown water on Oahu
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Clark Little

This photo of Waimea Bay was shot by Clark Little on May 28, 2013.  On this day, there were flash flood warnings and advisories posted on Oahu.


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