The breakwater was completed in 1929, and had the effect of trapping most of the debris
A _________ study shows that the territorial government estimated 3.5 million gallons of raw sewage were being dumped into the bay each day.
A 1950 study described the water pollution in the bay as “terrifying,” and warned of the possibility of water- borne epidemic.
Hilo sugar co pollute Hilo bay the most.
The high no3 and no2- concentration measured in the Wailoa River and Hilo bay most likely stem from the land use within this watershed.
Approximately _____ of the Wailoa river’s drainage area is comprised of low- and high-intensity development and agriculture.
Only _____ to ______ % of Hilo is connected to the sewer line.
Possible anthropogenic sources of no3 and no2 include