Solomon Water says that the Kongulai pump and gravity system will be shut down due to high turbidity, areas affected will continue to experience low pressure or water outages.
The following areas will be affected;
Windy Valley, Namaruka, Banana valley, Laundry Valley, Rifle Range, Tasahe A, B & C, Ngossi Ridge, Tandai Heights, Tinge Ridge, Tavio, Ngossi Valley, Rove Police Quarters, Mbokona, Mbumburu, Geology, Rewa Road, Mbokona School, Ministers Ridge, Kaibia, Vavaya Ridge, Papaho, Mbokanvera Heights, Skyline Memorial, Koa Hill, Mbokanvera 1 – 5, Choviri, Tehamaurina, Fijian Quarter, Papaho to Mataniko, Cana Hill, Vara Creek Heights, Aekafo/Jericho, East & West Kola Ridge, Matariu, Koloale School, Koloale Home Finance, Koloale FFA Ridge, Feraladoa, Fulisango, 777 Bus Stop, Naha Heights, Tanuli, Mbua Valley, Kukum Heights, Fulisango East Zion, Kombivatu, Green Valley, Naha Heights, Fishing Village, Kukum SINU, Panatina Plaza, Marine/SINU, Lio Ridge, Lau Valley, West Panatina Ridge, Mbaranamba Low & Mbaranamba ridge
Solomon Water says that for customers still receiving water it is important to boil all water before food preparation and consumption.
"This shutdown is a direct consequence of ongoing illegal and unmanaged logging in the Kohove and Kongulai catchment areas, and is outside of Solomon Water’s control. We are working with government and landowners to find solutions to this ongoing problem.
"We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding while our team are currently monitoring the situation," Solomon Water said in a prepared statement.
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