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No water restoration timeline: WAF

Thousands of Fijians living along Princes Road in Tamavua, Samabula, Waimanu Road, Mead Road, and Walu Bay will continue to face water disruptions after  Water Authority main lines broke in the area.

The Water Authority of Fiji says the burst was caused by a contractor working for another organisation conducting Horizontal Directional Drilling and damaging the 600mm main line which provides water supply to these areas.

They said the water trunk line had been taken offline for repairs.

WAF is urging residents with water supply, to please store enough for their needs during the repair period and they apologize for any inconvenience caused, especially to the schools in the affected areas.

The affected areas include residents living in: – Tip Top: Ratu Mara Rd, Milo Shop – Raiwasa, Shalimar Street, Bidesi, Lewadua, Dilio, Gaji Road, Beddoes, Karan Singh, Koroi, Lagilagi Housing, Falvey, Udit Narayan Street and Aidney Road.

– Rewa Street: Kikau, Talasiga, Sese, Dhanji, Ruve Street, Lekutu Street, Buksh Street, Borron Road, Howell Road, Silimaibau, Akuila Bale, Rose, Armstrong, Alexander, Milverton, George Place, Upper Nairai, Bryce, Raisara, Cheng Place, McFarlane, Wilkinson Street, Hunter, Laucala Bay, Ratu Sukuna Road, Bau Street, Serua, Carew, Short Le Hunte, Knolly St, Marion, Dilio Street, Belo Street, Kula Street, Kaka Street, Karan Singh Road, Beddoes Street, Moti Street, Tawake Street, Matanitobua Road, Ritova Street, Kini Street, Brown Street, Augustus Street and Nailuva Road.

Waimanu Road: 15 A & 15B: Waimanu Rd, Boro, Toganivalu, Sawani, Mal Street and Extension Street.

– Mead Road: Bayview Heights, Nabua, Sukanaivalu Road, Sawau Street, Yohann Place, Vuibau Place, Sam Lal Street, Paul Sloan Street, Joyce Perks Street, Nabua Top Line, March Place, Maddocks Street, Nabua Road, Lavena Road, Pikeu Street, Finau Street, Nabua Town, Volavola Road and Evetts Place

– Samabula: Bureta Street, Tuvana Place, Tubou Street, Lakeba Street, Helsen Street, Komo Street, Aiwa Street, Naiyau Street, Sovu Place, Kabara Street, Fulaga Street, Namuka Street, Ono Street, Moala Street, Vatoa Street, Munia Street, Totoya Street.

– Walu Bay: Foster Road, Eliza Street, Syria Road, Rona Street, Sonoma Street, Leonidas Street, Argo Street, Matua Street, Amra Street, Tofua Street, Rokobili, Tamavua Road, Reservoir Road, Mavoa Road, Mali Place, Saint Giles Hospital, Uluvatu Road, Nauluvatu, Kasavu Road.

WAF said their team will determine the repair timeline once they assess the damage.

Ilaitia Ravuwai
Ilaitia Ravuwai
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