Water disruptions continue for thousands of people in Suva

Water disruptions continue for thousands of people in Suva

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Wednesday 27/03/2024
Photo:Fiji Roads Authority

Thousands of people are expected to continue to face low pressure to no water supply after a ruptured trunk main caused by a landslip along Savura Road in Wailoku.

The Water Authority of Fiji says this fault will impact everyone supplied by the Tamavua Water Treatment Plant which include Namadi Heights, Upper and Lower Ragg Avenue, Princes Road, Tamavua Village, Savura Road, Narain Road, Wailoku Road, the Samabula area, Bureta Street, Rewa Street, Ratu Sukuna Road, Nailuva Road, Reservoir Road, the entire Walu Bay area, Delainavesi, all of Lami, Waiqanake, and Togalevu.

WAF says as of 6pm last night, there has been no raw water inflows into the Tamavua Water Treatment Plant from the Raw Water Intakes.

Photo:Fiji Roads Authority

They are advising people to store water and also harvest rainwater as an alternative to sustain them for the next three days.

WAF adds with the Raw Water Pumping Stations offline, this will reduce the raw water inflow into the Tamavua Water Treatment Plant which impacts production levels and later impact service reservoir levels.

Photo:Fiji Roads Authority

The affected areas include:

Tamavua WTP Reservoir: Low Pressure to No Water - all feeding from Tamavua Reservoir, Namadi Heights, Upper and Lower Ragg Avenue, Princes Road, Tamavua Village, Savura Road, Narain Road, Wailoku Road, Samabula area, Bureta Street, Rewa Street, Ratu Sukuna Road, Nailuva, Reservoir Road, entire Walu Bay area, Delainavesi, All of Lami, Panaromic, Waiqanake, Togalevu.

Upper Tovata Systems Nagatugatu Reservoir: Wrong Turn, Sakoca, Upper Khalsa, Tacirua Heights, Nagatugatu Residents next to the Reservoir.

Tacirua Reservoir: Tamavua Koro, Upper Ragg, Deovji Street, Tacirua Bus, Amputch Street, as well as customers along Princes Road.

Dokanaisuva Reservoir: Seventh Day Church Dokanaisuva to Tacirua Fijian School, Vunuleba Settlement.

Colo-i-Suva Reservoir: Naisogo, Colo-i-Suva Crest Chicken, Princes Road, Marshall Road, Taqairua, Vunikawai, Uluibeka, Colanaivau, Valesasa, Naitaqiri Nillgrey.

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