Fiji Time: 4:52 AM on Thursday 22 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Water woes to end for villagers

Salaseini Moceiwai
Friday, April 25, 2014

WATER woes will soon be over for villagers of Kilaka in Kubulau, Bua, now that the Water Authority of Fiji has assisted them with proper tap water piping systems.

In a talanoa session with the Prime Minister on Wednesday, the villagers revealed how they had not been assisted by the authority for the past four years despite their constant efforts to get assistance.

Speaking for the villagers, Manueli Pita said they paid their one third contribution of $4380 in 2010 as required by the authority but had yet to be supplied with the items.

Mr Pita said it was really difficult for the villagers because they had to walk a distance to get water from the nearest water source.

In response, the authority's North manager Romulusi Mataitoga said their workers took pipes to Kilaka on Wednesday and would assist the villagers with their installation.

Another concerned Nakorovou villager, Iosefo Nabete, said they had been sharing water with Ratu Emeri Catholic Primary School.

He said there was only one water source in the area and it could not cater for them because it dried up at times.

Mr Mataitoga said they would also look into the matter.

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 0.64740.6284
JPY 53.386250.3862
GBP 0.35270.3447
EUR 0.40460.3926
NZD 0.69590.6629
AUD 0.64750.6225
USD 0.49700.4800



Exchange Rate updated on 21st, March, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Deadly disease
  2. SGS junior has fastest 100m time
  3. Veremalua wants another gold, a win for his daughter
  4. Free education clarification
  5. SJSS take two
  6. Datt declares NFP support
  7. Home for widow
  8. Police question 13year old for rape
  9. Simpson wins it for Grammar
  10. Drop-outs return to school

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sims' 100th game Thursday (15 Mar)
  2. Meningococcal disease outbreak Tuesday (20 Mar)
  3. Men urged to marry Thursday (15 Mar)
  4. 'Forced to go' Saturday (17 Mar)
  5. Doctors speak out Sunday (18 Mar)
  6. No desk for this girl Monday (19 Mar)
  7. Where are our horses Sunday (18 Mar)
  8. Baravilala's ode to Cessna victims Thursday (15 Mar)
  9. A star in the making Thursday (15 Mar)
  10. 12 dead by disease Tuesday (20 Mar)