24th September 04:45 AM
Over 40 million litres of water carted to people last month due to dry spell
By Dhanjay Deo
Friday 14/09/2018

Water Authority of Fiji carted over 40 million litres of water to customers affected by the dry spell around the country last month.

22 million litres of water was distributed in the Western Division, 3.5 million litres of water was carted in the Central Division and 14.5 million in the Northern Division.

The Authority held consultations in Nadi yesterday where District Advisory Councillors, Turaga Ni Koro’s, hoteliers, businesses as well as representatives from Government agencies were present.

The topics of discussion were on the measures currently in place by the Authority in terms of water conservation and its importance.

The Water Authority of Fiji has also confirmed that in the Central/Eastern Division, 5 of the 17 water sources are at critical levels, 4 out of the 14 water sources have reached critical levels in the Western Division while in the Northern Division, 9 out of the 14 water sources have reached its critical level points.

With the Authority’s 45 water sources nationwide ‑ 40.76% have reached critical level, 2.38% is yet to reach critical stages, and 56.86% are normal.

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