Fiji Time: 8:39 AM on Wednesday 28 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

New reservoir for area

Salaseini Moceiwai
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

A NEW water reservoir is expected to be constructed by the Water Authority of Fiji at Rara Housing in Lajonia, Labasa this year.

WAF regional manager Northern Romulusi Mataitoga told members of the Macuata Provincial Development Board meeting yesterday that the Housing Authority had offered a piece of land for the proposed project.

"We are going to build a 3mega-litre reservoir at the site," he said.

"With this reservoir being constructed, we also plan to increase our coverage towards the South-end and this will cover Wailevu Tiri and other nearby areas.

"This is among other projects we will be working on this year."

For Nasealevu, Mr Mataitoga said they had upgraded the mains last year.

"The reason why residents in Labasa continued to experience intermittent water supply recently was because of the upgrading works. We had to replace all the old pipes."








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 0.65420.6352
JPY 50.302747.3027
GBP 0.38000.3720
EUR 0.43940.4274
NZD 0.68690.6539
AUD 0.65110.6261
USD 0.49660.4796

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th September 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Thugs invade homes
  2. Bainimarama withdraws remark
  3. PM lodges complaint against MP
  4. Minister confident in new job
  5. Rise 'justified'
  6. Court sends rapist to jail
  7. Cancer pledge
  8. MSAF allays fears
  9. Villagers plead for proper crossing
  10. Order paper

Top Stories this Week

  1. Nurse is a lawyer Friday (23 Sep)
  2. Ali beats 'death sentence' Thursday (22 Sep)
  3. Road closure Saturday (24 Sep)
  4. Rugby death Tuesday (27 Sep)
  5. Rawaca out Sunday (25 Sep)
  6. Private jets attract attention at Nadi Airport Sunday (25 Sep)
  7. After Ben Ryan Thursday (22 Sep)
  8. Three Cavuilati, 6 Olympians in Fiji 7s squad Sunday (25 Sep)
  9. Police investigate rugby 7s organiser Monday (26 Sep)
  10. Losing dad at Class 4 inspires Macanalagi Friday (23 Sep)