DOH explains water study, citizens concerned

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Eric Dubinsky, one of the study’s principal investigators from the Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory, explains the findings of the PhyloChip water quality study done on Kauai.

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Carl Berg and Bridget Hammerquist question presenters at the Hawaii Department of Health meeting explaining the results of their recently released Kauai water bacteria study.

LIHUE — Some on Kauai are worried that swimmers could still get sick from the water in the Mahaulepu watershed, even though the state said in June the area does “not pose an imminent health threat to swimmers.’