Fiji Time: 5:13 AM on Monday 27 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Pressure problems

Dawn Gibson
Friday, January 04, 2013

THE Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) is trying to resolve the problems faced by Veisari residents, who have been without water supply for over a month.

The issue was raised by two of the residents on Monday December 31, who said that living without water had made their lives difficult.

"Please note that in most cases, people living in elevated areas will not receive as much water as those living in the lower areas because of pressure," WAF communication manager, Fulori Turaga said yesterday.

"Nevertheless, we can confirm that we have repaired two burst mains that was affecting the flow and supply of water to our customers in Veisari.

"As a matter of fact, there were two burst mains, one was repaired on Monday and the other one was repaired this morning (yesterday morning)," she confirmed.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man found unconscious, pronounced dead
  2. Simply the best
  3. Police probe body find
  4. $5m supermarket provides jobs
  5. Military team to leave for Noumea
  6. Bible verse inspires graduate
  7. Toddler drowns in river
  8. Students add colour to celebrations
  9. Time to remember the brave sons
  10. Tourists enjoy fine weather

Top Stories this Week

  1. Gang rape Monday (20 Apr)
  2. Bloody Sunday Monday (20 Apr)
  3. The murder of a schoolteacher Tuesday (21 Apr)
  4. Death shatters dream Monday (20 Apr)
  5. Wish for son's death Monday (20 Apr)
  6. Wrong body for burial Thursday (23 Apr)
  7. Unclaimed body laid to rest Tuesday (21 Apr)
  8. Hunt for terrorist Thursday (23 Apr)
  9. Rights over freehold land Wednesday (22 Apr)
  10. PM's office receives 1000 complaints Thursday (23 Apr)