Fiji Time: 11:42 PM on Thursday 23 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Low water level concern

Shalveen Chand
Sunday, January 05, 2014

THE Water Authority of Fiji has attributed disruptions to water supply in parts of the Central Division to low water levels at the Nasinu, Flagstaff and Toorak reservoirs.

Lower areas of the Central Business District in Suva, Kinoya Rd, parts of Caubati, Khalsa Rd, Sakoca, Raiwai and Raiwaqa, upper areas of Toorak, part of Waimanu Rd, High St and Brown St had low water supply or no water at all.

According to a WAF statement, supply should have normalised by 8pm yesterday.

WAF has however not explained why these reservoirs had low water levels.

Restaurants in Suva's Dolphin Plaza were without water in the morning.

The Wishbone Restaurant advised its customers that they would be serving meals in their takeaway containers because they would not be able to wash dishes.

The Seventh-day Adventist Church on Gladstone Rd in Suva had to shorten their whole-day service to midday.

Church member Tokasa Tinavaluvalu said it was sad because Saturday was their Sabbath.

"I think it's advisable that the prayers ended at half day. It's a hot day, and there are children who come to pray as well. It's fortunate that a water truck came to our aid," she said.

WAF is yet to clarify if other areas in Fiji faced the same problem.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64490.6259
JPY 56.056553.0565
GBP 0.39220.3842
EUR 0.46340.4514
NZD 0.68810.6551
AUD 0.63940.6144
USD 0.49240.4754

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd February, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. $30,000 richer
  2. Washed away
  3. High deaths in Fiji men
  4. Discipline in the force important, says Singh
  5. LTA says bring 'proof'
  6. FLP: Reinstate PWD
  7. Families wait for building materials
  8. Suspension term for MP nears end
  9. Public warned off site, 'risk of toppling over bridge'
  10. School opens computer lab

Top Stories this Week

  1. Villagers burn objects used for 'witchcraft' at village cleansing Saturday (18 Feb)
  2. Man dies in custody Saturday (18 Feb)
  3. Family given son's post mortem exam results Monday (20 Feb)
  4. 2 dead in 48 hours Wednesday (22 Feb)
  5. Qoro resigns as exchange boss Tuesday (21 Feb)
  6. A lifetime try as Jasa weds sweetheart Saturday (18 Feb)
  7. $95,000 payout Monday (20 Feb)
  8. No more sleeping in car Saturday (18 Feb)
  9. Day of fate Monday (20 Feb)
  10. $30,000 richer Thursday (23 Feb)