Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 6:27 PM on Thursday 24 July

/ Front page / News

Residents without water

Repeka Nasiko
Thursday, April 17, 2014

LABASA residents were without water yesterday as work on a burst main pipe disrupted supply to certain areas.

Water trucks were dispatched to affected areas as work progressed during the day.

WAF spokesman Navinesh Kumar said repair works were being carried out in Nasarava because of a burst main pipe which was causing the water disruptions.

He said WAF customers in some areas in Labasa would be affected.

"The following areas are affected — Bulileka, Boca, Urata, Lowcost, Vitandra, Anuve, Dreketilailai, Boubale, Basoga, Vunivau, Soasoa, Batinikama, Wailevu, Rara Housing, Lajonia, Tabucola, Tabucola Tiri Rd, Qelewaqa," he said in a statement.

"Supply is expected to normalise by 9pm (yesterday), however, water trucks will be servicing the affected areas until supply is restored. Customers are advised to store water and use it wisely during the disruption period."


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Warning for teachers
  2. Spotlight on mums
  3. Groenewald: Brutality video under investigation
  4. Indiana Bollywood to entertain crowd on Indian night
  5. Sevens schedule revealed
  6. Doubts cleared
  7. A unique singing style at awards
  8. Excitement builds for semi-finals
  9. School remembers founder, celebrates principles
  10. Star talent

Top Stories this Week

  1. REVEALED Preachers, cops pay for sex Friday (18 Jul)
  2. Railway soldiers Monday (21 Jul)
  3. Friends, quick cash the lure into prostitution Friday (18 Jul)
  4. Playing 'enemy' Tuesday (22 Jul)
  5. No 'free education', says party Wednesday (23 Jul)
  6. 911 let-down for homeowner Monday (21 Jul)
  7. Police find tyres Monday (21 Jul)
  8. Calls for support Tuesday (22 Jul)
  9. $24,000 payout a lifeline for family Tuesday (22 Jul)
  10. $70m plan Wednesday (23 Jul)