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Repairs in progess, thousands without water

By MERE NALEBA
Sunday, February 23, 2014

Update: 5:59PM WATER Authority of Fiji workers are now working around the clock to restore water to areas currently experiencing intermittent water supplies.

In a press conference over an hour ago, WAF CEO Opetaia Ravai said 95,000 people will be facing water cuts and the authority is working on repairing the broken pipeline in 48hours.

Areas affected are the Flagstaff, Toorak, and Tamavua areas.

WAFs reservoir head works - which feeds the Tamavua Water Treatment Plant is also currently recording only 20 per cent of its production capacity.





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