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A-G steps in to solve water woes

Repeka Nasiko
Monday, June 09, 2014

RESIDENTS of Nawaicoba and other parts of Nadi facing water issues have been reassured that their concerns would soon be addressed.

Attorney-General and acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said he had been receiving numerous complaints from residents in affected areas.

"That is a problem that our office has been dealing with for the past couple of weeks," he said.

"We have had discussions with the CEO of Water Authority of Fiji and in the next few weeks you will see a lot of traction on that.

"We will have consultations with various stakeholders in the next few weeks."

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said there were some technical engineering issues that needed to be addressed.

"In fact, I would like to apologise to some of the residents in these areas that perhaps have not had the level of support from Water Authority of Fiji in terms of trucks coming on time.

"Personally, I've received a number of calls from a number of people who have not had water trucks gone to their homes."

He said some of the problems were because of laxity on the part of the workers in the area.

"When the Water Authority of Fiji was created, all the water infused departments simply moved across to WAF so the old culture of not being serviced focused still continues and that has been brought to the attention of the board and the executive management of WAF and you will see some changes in that."








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