FRA reviews drainage systems to avert flooding

Fiji Roads Authority

Fiji Times, 13 February – THE Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) has started a review of the entire drainage system in a bid to solve the problem of culvert flooding in the country.

Minister for Infrastructure Parveen Kumar said this review would interact with stormwater, land and water resource management unit systems to ensure the country had a more integrated drainage network.

“We have a legacy issue in that many of our existing road culverts and drains have been under-designed for the volumes of run off we see today,” Mr Kumar said. Read more…