Reddy: Digging drains not the answer to flooding

Aisea Racule peeps through a tunnel at a flooded Waidamudamu settlement in Nausori. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

DIGGING drains is not the answer to addressing the flooding problem around the country. Minister for Waterways Dr Mahendra Reddy says flooding, or waterlogging of low-lying areas and overflowing of rivers and creeks were generally associated with excessive rainfall induced runoff which were beyond conveyance capacity of drains and rivers. Dr Reddy said in Fiji, […]

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