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Rain disrupts water services

Tuesday 27 March 2018 | Published in Environment

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Rain disrupts water services
A lack of water was the issue when the Avatiu intake's water level recorder was pictured measuring the low volume of water running down from the valleys in August last year. Now, heavy rain means the intake will have to be closed for half a day so sediment can be removed. 17082422

Days of heavy rain on Rarotonga have led to 10 out of the 12 water intakes around the island being blocked by debris, says the Water, Waste, and Sanitation Unit of the Ministry of Infrastructure Cook Islands (WATSAN).

Days of heavy rain on Rarotonga have led to 10 out of the 12 water intakes around the island being blocked by debris, says the Water, Waste, and Sanitation Unit of the Ministry of Infrastructure Cook Islands (WATSAN).


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