58 water trucks to be deployed to cart water: WAF
September 28, 2018 6:59 pm
Fifty-eight water trucks will be deployed around Nadi and Lautoka to service areas affected by the planned water shutdown.
WAF Board Director, Kamal Gounder says all necessary checks have been conducted in preparation for the planned water shutdown until next week Tuesday.
Two new Vanessa Valves will be installed at the Nagado Water Treatment Plant during this planned shutdown. .
The areas affected will be the entire Nadi area and parts of Lautoka, excluding the Lautoka Central Business District and some outer boundaries supplied through the Buabua and Saru Water Treatment Plants.
Gounder says WAF will ensure that during the disruption period there will be minimal interruption to major services such as hospitals, the airport, schools and hotels.
Water tanks have also been placed in strategic locations around Nadi and Lautoka and water carting trucks will be available to refill these tanks on a continual basis.
A total of 206 water tanks have been placed at strategic locations around Nadi and Lautoka.