Tailevu

‘Healing Water’ site gets upgrade

The Water Authority of Fiji has completed upgrade works at the site of the natural spring ‘healing water’ at Natadradave, in Dawasamu, Tailevu last week. WAF Chief Executive Officer, Mr Opetaia Ravai, said that the Authority took seriously the important role it played in making the lives of people better.  “Steps have been built down […]

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October 31, 2016 10:07 am

The Water Authority of Fiji has completed upgrade works at the site of the natural spring ‘healing water’ at Natadradave, in Dawasamu, Tailevu last week.

Natadradave Phase 2 upgrade by WAF.
Natadradave Phase 2 upgrade by WAF.

WAF Chief Executive Officer, Mr Opetaia Ravai, said that the Authority took seriously the important role it played in making the lives of people better. 

“Steps have been built down to the creek, to assist those who come to fill their buckets, containers, and bottles. We have also cemented the steps that will improve access from the roadside to the Okanasei creek.” 

Natadradave Phase 2 upgrade by WAF.
Natadradave Phase 2 upgrade by WAF.

Mr Ravai said WAF also constructed a new dam, as well as retaining walls at the bathing area, to contain the soil on the sides of the creek.  

“We have also constructed a footpath suitable for those who use wheelchairs. This will allow the wheelchair user to wheel him or herself down to the creek,” said Mr Ravai.  

This has been built beside the existing path already constructed by WAF.  

Mr Ravai said the work that WAF carried out at the site contributes to meeting the Authority’s corporate social responsibility, and the work was conducted without causing any disruptions to members of the public that visit the area. 

2. Natadradave Phase 2 upgrade by WAF
Natadradave Phase 2 upgrade by WAF

District Officer Korovou, Mr Iakobo Waqanidrola commended WAF, saying, “The WAF team has been coming to Natadradave to conduct the upgrade works and this is very good for the public.

“The Government is doing developments around the village, such as the widening of the road to Natadradave by the Fiji Roads Authority. Likewise, the Department of Energy has installed solar powered lights in the area to accommodate those who visit at night.” 

“According to the landowners, last week a team from Vodafone Fiji installed a temporary transmitter tower. They will put a bigger one later, but they did this as part of the Vodafone Development Plan for the Northern Tailevu,” he added

Natadradave Phase 2 upgrade by WAF.
Natadradave Phase 2 upgrade by WAF.

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