Fijivillage
7 April, 2020, 10:27 pm
Central - 26°C Rain
Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS
7 April, 2020, 10:27 pm Central - 26°C Rain

Over 11,400 water tanks distributed by Water Authority through Rainwater Harvesting Scheme

Over 11,400 water tanks distributed by Water Authority through Rainwater Harvesting Scheme

By Pratika Mala
Thursday 11/07/2019
Minister for Infrastructure Jone Usamate opening a rural water project for Nasukamai Village in Ra. Photo: Fijian Government

Water Authority of Fiji through its Rainwater Harvesting Scheme has distributed more than 11,400 water tanks to non‑metered areas in Fiji.

This was revealed by Minister for Infrastructure Jone Usamate who added that 1,738 water tanks were distributed in the province of Nadroga/Navosa. 

He says in the new financial year, a budget of $3 million has been allocated to continue the Rainwater Harvesting Scheme.

Usamate highlighted that Government through Water Authority of Fiji has set aside a total of $11.3 million in the 2019/2020 Budget to implement 32 water schemes in rural areas around Fiji.

Usamate adds that people can never know the worth of water until it is dry, adding every drop of water counts.

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
COVID-19 Response Budget
Attorney General and the Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum presented the COVID-19 Supplementary Budget to parliament at 7.30 on Wednesday ...
11 days ago

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
An in-depth read on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, and Fiji's state of preparedness as we deal with the virus reaching our ...
21 days ago

Vancouver 7s
The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s team is still in third place with 83 points in the HSBC 7s series standing after their 6th place finish in the ...
27 days ago

TOP