Reddy updates Parliament on Waidamu River dredging plans VIDEO

Fijian Minister for Agriculture, Waterways and Environment, Dr Mahendra Reddy updated the Parliament today on the dredging plans for the Waidamu River in the district of Bau.

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Silt buildup has always been a threat to those in low-lying areas, as it creates a buildup and can cause severe flooding, threatening the livelihood of hundreds of Fijians.

The works will benefit close to 70,000 residents, a majority of whom live in low-lying areas along the Rewa delta.

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