FIJI NEWS
October 27, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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The Water Authority of Fiji through the government's Bill Waiver Campaign has waived a total of $472,000 outstanding bills.

And 352 customers have so far qualified for this waiver under the campaign which came into effect on October 1, 2012.

Since the beginning of the campaign, the Authority has received a total of 1,652 applicants and has already vetted 1,088 applicants. Out of this, 352 qualified while 212 did not qualify for the waiver.

More than twenty five thousand Fijian households, businesses, schools and places of worship are expected to benefit from this government initiative.

By Reginald Chandar

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