Fiji Time: 5:53 AM on Thursday 2 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

WAF upgrades pipelines

Shayal Devi
Thursday, July 24, 2014

WATER Authority of Fiji has completed upgrades in two areas of the Western Division.

According to WAF, repair work on pipelines have commenced in parts of Nadi, Lautoka, Ba, Tavua and Rakiraki.

"In Nadi, pipeline upgrading work was carried out in Malawai, Carreras, Legalega and Uci Rd, while a new pipeline will be installed in Vunayasi," the authority said.

"Work has been completed in Malawai and Legalega last week.

"In Lautoka, WAF is carrying out improvement work on water systems in upper Kashmir while pipeline laying work is currently ongoing."

WAF also started work on duplication pipelines from the treatment plant to the Tavua reservoir.

"In Rakiraki, we are focusing on new pipeline laying works and upgrading in Naria and Dociu.

"We are about to commence with a new water line in Malake."

WAF assured customers there would be no interference with supply during the construction phase.

"Laying of pipelines does not interfere with active supply lines, so there is no issue of disruption.

"The only time when disruption is expected is during the cut-in stage (at the end of the project)."

Some areas in the Western Division continue to face intermittent water supply and WAF said they were doing their best to address this.

Areas receiving intermittent supply in Nadi are Uciwai, Nalovo, Yako, Vellaidan and part of Transmitter Top, Vaivai, Vuda Back Rd and upper Vatamai in Lautoka, Tauvegavega, Tabataba, Navau top, Vutuni, Moto top, Vatiyaka and Navatu top in Ba, Tagitagi and Yasiyasi in Tavua and Naria, Dociu and Nawairuku in Rakiraki.





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. PM snaps back
  2. Parents outraged
  3. Fatal fall for nuts
  4. Fijians aim for Japan 7s title defence in Tokyo
  5. Capital on show
  6. Watch over nurse as ministry wraps up inquiry
  7. Security company plan for former police group
  8. $73 tonne misinterpreted
  9. National pageant to select Miss Fiji
  10. First step for State, unions

Top Stories this Week

  1. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  2. A star is born Tuesday (31 Mar)
  3. HK 7s risk Thursday (26 Mar)
  4. Champions Monday (30 Mar)
  5. Road accidents claim five lives over the weekend Monday (30 Mar)
  6. $8k fortnightly income Thursday (26 Mar)
  7. 'Ruthless' Sunday (29 Mar)
  8. Strong start Friday (27 Mar)
  9. Players share winning prize Tuesday (31 Mar)
  10. Key to new home Thursday (26 Mar)