Fiji Time: 3:44 PM on Thursday 29 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Water woes end

Salaseini Moceiwai
Monday, January 06, 2014

WATER problems faced by residents in the south of Taveuni are now a thing of the past.

It is because of the commissioning of a water project at the weekend by the Water Authority of Fiji, through government assistance.

The residents of Ura Estate in Vuna have been without proper water supply for the past five months.

Newly-appointed district officer Taveuni, Jeremaia Ubitau said even though he had spent only about three weeks on the island, he was happy that such positive developments were taking shape just in the beginning of the year.

Mr Ubitau said he was prepared to serve the people on the island in terms of development.

The project sits on a piece of land belonging to the Winsome Investment Limited at Ura Estate.

Estate manager Mikaele Cabealawa thanked the government for attending to their plight.

He said the company was ready to establish a good relationship with the government for the purpose of developing not only the estate but also the whole of Taveuni.

About 200 people attended the auspicious event.

Last week, WAF established a gravity water source up in the mountains of the estate to help people in the area with proper drinking water.








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 0.64290.6239
JPY 55.959552.9595
GBP 0.38000.3720
EUR 0.43310.4211
NZD 0.68130.6483
AUD 0.64830.6233
USD 0.49490.4779

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th, June, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. He's the man
  2. Mother 'ignored' rape claim
  3. Parties reject action
  4. PM: Native land politicised
  5. 438 without birth certificates
  6. President urges public to register
  7. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
  8. FSC: 103,300 tonnes of cane crushed at mill
  9. Spotlight on suicide and depression
  10. Handicraft show a first for Yaroi Village

Top Stories this Week

  1. Cokanauto guilty Monday (26 Jun)
  2. Pilot's gift to her dad Wednesday (28 Jun)
  3. Kolinisau's plan Sunday (25 Jun)
  4. Ryan option Monday (26 Jun)
  5. 20 years for Cokanauto Tuesday (27 Jun)
  6. Skipper selection Sunday (25 Jun)
  7. Umarji walks free Friday (23 Jun)
  8. Don't fear Monday (26 Jun)
  9. Team commended Monday (26 Jun)
  10. Trading rugby boots for boxing gloves Sunday (25 Jun)