Power outage planned for parts of the Western Division

MEMBERS of the public in the Western Division have been advised of a planned power outage in Ba, Tavua, Nadarivatu, Rakiraki and parts of Lautoka from today.

Energy Fiji Limited CEO Hasmukh Patel said engineers would be carrying out maintenance work on a 33,000 Volts transmission line that supplied power from the Vuda Zone Substation to the Rarawai, Tavua and Volivoli Zone Substation, and served customers in those areas.

“This repair and maintenance work needs to be carried out to ensure that we maintain the reliability and security of power supply to the Ba, Tavua and Rakiraki areas,” Mr Patel said.

“In order to carry out the repair and maintenance, EFL engineers will de-energise the 33,000 Volts Transmission Line from the EFL Vuda Zone Substation to the EFL zone substations in Ba, Tavua and Volovoli, and parts of the 11,000 Volts distribution lines in Lautoka.

“As a result, there will be a planned power outage affecting EFL’s valued customers in Ba, Tavua, Nadarivatu, Rakiraki and parts of Lautoka.”

Areas to be affected:

Ba, Tavua, Rakiraki, Nadarivatu, Vuda Back Road, Part of Wairabetia, Saru MGM School, Navula Road, Saru Church, Part of Tavakubu, Tavakubu Village, Tavakubu Police Station, Vunamoli Settlement, Saru Pumping Station, Part of Natabua Road, Saru Back Road, Saru Treatment Plant, Tawatawa, Water Authority Booster Pump, Vaivai, Vodafone Site, Part of Saru area, Part of Natabua, Natabua Old Peoples Home, Razman Road, Natabua Prison Quarters, Tagitagi, Maqere, Qelela, Waikona, Matalevu, Yasiyasi, Tavua Hospital, Yaladro, Malele, Davota, Balata, Toko, Matanigata, Vatukoula, MR Dayal Factory, Vuqele, Masimasi, Vunivaivai, Koro No 1&2, South Ridge Repeater, Korovou Weir, Taunabe Village, Nadarivatu, Nadala, Navai, Korosoi, Waimoqi, Yauyau, Soroni, Wainiqia, Tavurase, Lovo, Wailailai Settlement, Waidradra, Navosalailai, Vatusogo, Nadrano, Naga, Ravoravo, Nadrau, Nabawaqa, Naiyaca, Lewa, Lewavou, Camp Site, Nadarivatu Buyabuya, Drala, Koro Village, Portal House, FSC Rakiraki, Natokita Settlement, Togovere, Tuidreke, Draunivi, Fiji Pine Station, Yaqara, Rabulu, Naseyani, Nananu, Korovou, Rakavidi, Vodafone Repeater, and Mataniwai and Nabuna.

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