Parts of Sigatoka area without water supply


water-crisisParts of Sigatoka area will be without water supply from today until tomorrow evening.

The Water Authority of Fiji is advising customers living in parts of Sigatoka area that water supply will be disrupted from 9.00am today to 5.00pm tomorrow.

Areas Affected Include, Uluisila Hilltop to Olosara, Nakalavo, Naduri, Nacocolevu, Nawamagi, Nasau Korokoro and surrounding areas.

Other ares that will be affected include Nakabuta, Lawai, Laselase, Nayawa, Crows Nests Resort and Casablanca

The interruption in supply will be as a result of the reduction in water production during the essential cleaning operation in clarifier units of Matovo Water Treatment Plant.

The purpose of this cleaning operation is to remove excess sludge deposited in the clarifier units as a result of high turbid water in Sigatoka River.

The Authority is kindly advising its customers residing in these areas to store and use water wisely for their immediate needs during this temporary disruption period.

Water carts will be on standby to service the affected areas as and when the need arises.

Supply is expected to be gradually restored by 6.00pm on Friday afternoon.

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