Waterways to be desilted

Minister for Waterways Dr Mahendra Reddy says dredging the waterways will ensure quick discharge of water coming from upstream, thus minimising any spillover of water to neighbouring communities in Labasa Town. Picture: LUKE RAWALAI

IN efforts to contain riverbank erosion and flooding along Labasa Town, work on desilting the three large waterways — Qawa River, Labasa River and Wailevu River — was officially commissioned yesterday. While commissioning the dredging project, Minister for Waterways Dr Mahendra Reddy said dredging the waterways would also ensure quick discharge of water coming from […]

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