American Water Works Co. Inc.

05/17/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/18/2024 02:48

HAWAII AMERICAN WATER ADRESSES LEAK AT EAST HONOLULU WASTEWATER TREATM...

Honolulu, HI (May 17, 2024) - Hawaii American Water reports that at approximately 7 a.m. HST, untreated wastewater overflowed from the company's manhole into a storm drain at 580 Lunalilo Home Rd, Honolulu, HI 96825.

The spill continued until around 10 a.m. It is estimated that about 36,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was discharged into the Kuapa Pond at a storm water outlet.

Hawaii American Water has posted warning signs along the impacted shoreline and water testing is underway. The company will remove the warning signs when the impact of the spill is no longer evident in water sample results.

About American Water

American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people with regulated operations in 14 states and on 18 military installations. American Water's 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company's national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.

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Hawaii American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality wastewater services to approximately 30,000 people.

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