The whole of Nadi and parts of Lautoka will face water disruptions from this Saturday till next Tuesday as the Nagado Water Treatment Plant will be shutdown for the installation of new valves.
These new valves will allow Fijians in the Western Division to have a more reliable and fully operational water treatment plant in the long run.
Water Authority of Fiji’s Board Director, Kamal Gounder says each household should store at least 200 litres of water for drinking and cooking purposes.
The Authority says that a total of 206 water tanks of 5,000 litres and 10,000 litres capacity will be placed at strategic locations within the affected areas and this is to allow people to refill their containers and gallons.
Authority’s General Manager for Customer Services, Sekove Uluinayau says that the Authority will ensure that during the water shutdown period, there is minimum interruption to major services such as hospitals, airport, schools and hotels as water carting trucks will be deployed accordingly.
The Nagado Water Treatment Plant will be not be operational from 1am this Saturday till midnight next Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.