With its proposed Wahiawa Reclaimed Water Irrigation System, the state Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) may finally end the City and County of Honolulu’s practice of dumping effluent from the Wahiawa Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) — without a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit — into Lake Wilson and Kaukonahua Stream by diverting the treated wastewater to water-deprived agricultural lands in North-Central O`ahu. If successful, not only will the project finally put to good use high-quality effluent that the city has spent nearly $30 million in plant upgrades to achieve, it may also expand the potential uses of . . .
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