Rain over the past weekend caused sewer overflows across the state.

With the possibility of heavy rain hitting the islands again, we ask the city why it’s been a reoccurring problem and what can be done to prevent it.

Brown water advisories are issued for Kailua, Kaneohe Bay, North Shore, Kapoho, Maui and Kauai due to all of these are being affected by rainy weather.

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