Kaua‘i County Council moves cesspool bill forward

Laurel Smith/ The Garden Island

On Wednesday council members discussed how proposed Bill No. 2837 would prioritize cesspool conversions for eligible homeowners. One of the priorities listed in the bill is homeowners of properties located in watersheds of high concern including Wailua.

LIHU’E — A county program to utilize over $1 million in forgivable loans to covert or close existing cesspools is one step closer to becoming law.