Search results for: Rakiraki

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  • 15 February 2012

    The level of sedimentation and scope for dredging works for the Nadi, Ba, Rakiraki and Tavua rivers are currently being urgently surveyed… By William Waqavakatga (fijivillage) [mappress] Source: fijivillage, February 15, 2012

  • 27 January 2012

    There is a need for proper drainage systems in flood-prone Rakiraki and Ba, say residents of the two towns…   By Repeka Nasiko (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, January 27, 2012;

  • 14 April 2011

    Developments in Rakiraki Town have been restricted because most areas within the town boundary are flood prone… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, April 14, 2011;    

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A tender is expected to be advertised later this week seeking a contractor for the Penang River dredging work, according to the Fijian Minister for Waterways, Dr Mahendra Reddy. The Fiji Times reports that the Government of Fiji was looking at a comprehensive package – a three-year program for Rakiraki. “Immediately what we want is […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rakiraki Town Council CEO Rakesh Chandra said that the Vaileka River dredging operations will require about $1 million, The Fiji Times informs. “We have done a few things to try and prevent any further erosion of the river banks but we think that a permanent solution is needed and that would be dredging of the […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Colonel Samuela Saumatua, the Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment, said that the river running through Rakiraki town will be the next to be dredged. The dredging plans are already in place for the rivers in Lautoka and Ba, reports These dredging programs were revealed by Saumatua while he was announcing […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fiji’s Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Parveen Kumar Bala, said that funding for the Vaileka River dredging works will be provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Fiji Times reports. Following a stakeholder meeting with Rakiraki residents and business owners earlier this year, the minister said that the removal of silt from the river was […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Waterways and Environment of Fiji has commissioned emergency dredging works of the Nakauvadra River in Rakiraki in a deal that will see the removal of all the soil by the contractor without Government having to pay for the works, The Fiji Times reports.  Commenting the latest news, Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy described […]