Fiji Time: 3:14 PM on Tuesday 25 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

$283k relocation project

Salaseini Moceiwai
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

THE Water Authority of Fiji will soon relocate and replace the existing Seaqaqa pump main line from the raw water well to a reservoir in the area.

This is among other confirmed major projects the authority will work on in the first quarter this year.

In presenting the authority's proposed projects to the Macuata Provincial Development Board meeting in Labasa yesterday, the authority's Northern manager Romulusi Mataitoga said the main would be about 150mm.

"The proposed allocation for this project is $283,000.

"The project is expected to boost the inflow capacity and will also operate efficiently and effectively for maximum benefit to all Seaqaqa consumers.

"Also, we will be extending a 100mm main from Taganikula to Wainikoro up in northern Macuata. At present, the areas are not served by WAF's water system and they are accessing water from wells and boreholes."

Mr Mataitoga said the proposed project would cost about $210,000.

"In Dreketi, we will be upgrading the outlet main at the Dreketi reservoir from 100mm to 150mm.

"The existing 100mm PVC outlet is old and frequently bursts causing disruptions to the areas. Once the outlet is maintained, we will be able to improve the service deliveries on our systems.

"This is expected to cost about $118,000."

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65200.6330
JPY 51.758048.7580
GBP 0.39900.3910
EUR 0.45040.4384
NZD 0.69350.6605
AUD 0.64720.6222
USD 0.49220.4752



Exchange Rate updated on 24th October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Three talk
  2. Mystery death
  3. Assault lands mum in hospital
  4. Probe on TV complaint
  5. Fijian 7s surprise
  6. Tough times at FSC
  7. Council investigates doctors and dentists
  8. President praises work of Fijian peacekeepers
  9. Villagers need doctor
  10. Freedom of choice

Top Stories this Week

  1. Former flight attendant invests in farming business Wednesday (19 Oct)
  2. 'I heard Soko screaming in pain' Friday (21 Oct)
  3. A daughter's sacrifice Thursday (20 Oct)
  4. 'I never knew Soko' Thursday (20 Oct)
  5. Hero's welcome Wednesday (19 Oct)
  6. Death probe Sunday (23 Oct)
  7. Fijians at heart Wednesday (19 Oct)
  8. Benedito takes over Thursday (20 Oct)
  9. Love conquers all Sunday (23 Oct)
  10. Alleged brutality video sparks investigation Wednesday (19 Oct)