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Public Advisory – Unplanned Water Disruption Notice

UNPLANNED WATER DISRUPTION NOTICE – LABASA
The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise of a planned water shutdown from 8am on Friday (01/04/22) until further notice, to allow our teams to carry out emergency repairs on DN375 & DN300 main leaks at Benau and Siberia Road.
Customers/businesses in the areas below are advised to prepare accordingly and store at least 2 – 3 days of water for use during this temporary disruption period.
Affected areas include:
📍Siberia
📍Batinikama
📍Line Point
📍Namoli
📍Naiyaca
📍Cawaira
📍Vunivau
📍Soasoa
📍Vunika
📍Boubale
📍Urata
📍Boca
📍Dreketilailai
Water carting trucks are on standby to service the areas as and when the need arises and can be requested by calling 1507 (all mobile networks) in the case of an emergency.
The Authority regrets any inconvenience caused and thank our customers for their patience and understanding at this time.
For further enquiries, customers can call 334 6777 and 5777 (all mobile networks), or email contact@waf.com.fj
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