WAF’s September bill for carting water up north recorded at $847k-plus

A TOTAL of $847,292.08 in operational cost was spent by the Water Authority of Fiji in carting 22,111,000 litres of water around the North in September alone this year.

In response to questions from this newspaper, WAF confirmed that for the month of October alone, the authority carted over 6,143,188 litres of water at a cost of $402,406.80, while in the first three weeks of last month, 8,109,000 litres of water was carted to various areas affected by water disruptions in the North at a cost of $257,287.

WAF also revealed that majority of the areas affected were maritime islands.

More details on this story in today’s edition of The Fiji Times and in our e-Edition.

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