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Beaches on Maui Closed Due to High Bacteria Counts

Beaches on Maui Closed Due to High Bacteria Counts

Old Apr 10, 19, 3:00 pm
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Beaches on Maui Closed Due to High Bacteria Counts

A few days ago, Kanaha Beach near the airport was closed. Now one of the best beaches in Kihei is closed:

https://mauinow.com/2019/04/10/high-...E3LrlXMsOoUUVI

I suspect wastewater and the county's love of injection wells for effluent disposal is to blame. Meanwhile, residents of the West side are being urged to conserve water due to a problem at the wastewater plant.
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Old Apr 11, 19, 10:26 pm
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Wow!!
other beaches are open now but... wow!!
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Old Apr 13, 19, 6:25 pm
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Sure hope this doesn’t impact the beaches in Wailea when I am there next month! That said, I might not bother going in the ocean anyways beyond dipping the toes in...last time I was in Maui (4.5 years ago), I think I got some kind of bacterial infection in the waistband of my swimming trunks - it was itchy and red for a couple weeks afterwards. Reading the above, now it makes sense if there was some sort of waste seeping into the water...
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Old Nov 28, 19, 5:02 pm
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I don't think they've closed any beaches, but there are high bacteria counts at Wailea...

https://mauinow.com/2019/11/27/high-...eOEzHePD9IkWXI
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