A total of 450 villagers of Nasukamai in the province of Ra yesterday celebrated the commissioning of their Rural Water Project.
Nasukamai village is located behind the Nakauvadra range, with hills and rolling terrains surrounding the village.
While speaking at the commissioning yesterday the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Disaster Management & Meteorological Services, Jone Usamate said that the construction of the water project was an investment by the Fijian Government.
He confirmed the construction of the water project has cost $125,000 and it is an investment government is happy to make.
Usamate said that to guarantee a clean and steady flow of water to the people of Nasukamai, a construction of a new dam, lying of 0.9km of pipeline, and installation of standpipes was undertaken.
Usamate also thanked the team from the Water Authority for implementing the project.
The Minister also presented a financial assistance and a tool set to the village water committee for the upkeep and maintenance of their water supply system.