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Pleass Global Lim­ited through its pre­mium VaiWai® Nat­u­ral Arte­sian Wa­ter will com­mis­sion two ma­jor wa­ter projects to­day at Dreketi Vil­lage and Koro­to­natoga vil­lages in Cakau­drove Prov­ince.

VaiWai® brand has been the plat­inum donor to Ro­tary Wa­ter Pa­cific for sev­eral years and

Pleass Global con­tin­ues to sup­port the valu­able work the foun­da­tion un­der­takes.

Dreketi Vil­lage is home to some 150 peo­ple and has a grav­ity flow wa­ter sys­tem that is sourced from un­re­li­able catch­ments and is un­treated.

Ro­tary Wa­ter Pa­cific is in­stalling a new sys­tem of capture and treat­ment in­clud­ing sand fil­ters and stor­age tanks which will re­sult in vast im­prove­ment to the sup­ply vol­ume and qual­ity of the wa­ter.

San­i­ta­tion im­prove­ments are also part of project.

Koro­to­natoga Vil­lage houses

275 peo­ple and had pre­vi­ously drawn wa­ter from 3 sur­face wa­ter sources that are in­suf­fi­cient in vol­ume to main­tain sup­ply and of un­ac­cept­able qual­ity for con­sump­tion. Re­design of the sys­tem to­gether with fil­tra­tion and stor­age tanks will see a vast im­prove­ment in sup­ply and qual­ity of the wa­ter sup­ply.

Sup­ply of re­li­able clean wa­ter and san­i­ta­tion so­lu­tions is life chang­ing and VaiWai® is proud to sup­port these projects and cel­e­brate the com­mis­sion­ing with Ro­tary Wa­ter Pa­cific, other donors, and the peo­ple of Dreketi and Koro­to­natoga.

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