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FEA Restoration Update

FEA Restoration Update
PUBLIC ADVISORY: CLOSURE OF NAUSORI HEALTH CENTRE AT VUNIVIVI Members of the public are advised that the Nausori Health Centre is no longer operating from Vunivivi. Services available at the health centre are now accessible at the Nausori Maternity Unity which is operational.
February 25
12:47 2016

The following is the Fiji Electricity Authority’s situation report.

FEA teams have all been deployed to work on the major transmission infrastructural damages sustain due to Cyclone Winston.

 

Power Restorations around the Country yesterday

Our teams continued with the power restoration and we were able to restore power supply to the following areas as of 6pm yesterday.

Central Division – Areas Energised

Suva: Naval Base, MOIT Yard, Freeston Road, Stinson Building, Carpenters Timber Yard, & South Island Apparel

Korovou:

Korovou Hospital & Korovou Town

Samabula

Belo Street

Vatuwaqa/Nabua

Viria Road, Vita Foam, Government Printery, USP Lower Campus, USP Statham Street, Maritime, CEPAC Seminary, Corpus Christi, Vodafone Arena, Rups Laucala, Millet Road, Nakelo Street

Western Division – Areas Energised

Nadi: Part of Waqadra Residential, Uci Roa

Lautoka: Lees Bakery, Vinod Patel, Ravovou St, Nanuku Street, Bouwalu Rd, LEES PVC Factory

Northern Division – Areas Energised

Labasa: Vunika, Part of Soasoa, Reservoir, Prison, Bakery, Fiji Gas, Forestry, Vuo Bharatiya School, Mataimanumanu, Vunika Pump Station, Korovatu, Naleba Secondary School, Caqeloa, Viakanakavika Settlement, Korovou, Qelemumu School, Qelemumu Depot, Draladamu, Draladamu School, Draladamu Settlement, Natabe Settlement, Nasovaga, Daku, Daku Settlement, Nakelikoso, Navoalevu, Wainikoro Police Post, Health Centre, Wainikoro TFL Station, Fisheries, Juicy Factory, Nalovolailai, Vakamasisuasua, Delailabasa, Tuatua, Covata Housing, Naseakula Mosque, Muslim High School, Rara Subdivision, CAAF Navigational, Babu Lal Supermarket, Poultry Farm, Bocalevu, Qelewaqa, Vodafone Site, Meteorology Office, Vuniqari No. 1, Tabia Sanatan School, Nukunuku Settlement, Naqere, Bulavou District School, Lagi, Vunibau Settlement, Vanua Halal Butchers, Korovuli, FSC Qrts, Seaqaqa Town, VS Naidu Sawmill, Tabia, Vunivutu, Vulovi, Vunivaivai Settlement, Weather Station, Army Barracks, Vaturekuka, Sugar Reseach Institute Of Fiji, Namoli,Galoa Settlement, Batanikama,Vatanibale,Bulileka, Topline Vatia, Siberia, Reservoir Benau, Nabeqa Settlement, Vatia, Naduna, Korowiri, Korotatri Rd, Part of Vunimoli, Nakama, Nakama pumping station, Caralevu Settlement Waiqele, Seniowaloa, Vunikawakawa, Dogoru, Navakasigani, Yaudigi Village, Nabekavu, Vunicuicui, Vuniyalayala, Qaraniqoli & part of Seaqaqa

Savusavu:

Town Area, Savusavu Heights, Valeci, Police Station, Vuniyasawa, Part of Yaroi Village, Savusavu Hospital Quarters, Nabauto, Savusavu Hospital, Nakama

Eastern Division – Areas Energised

Savusavu

Part of Levuka Town & Levuka Hospital

 FEA teams deployed to sites include:

  • Two fallen towers on the Nadarivatu line – FEA teams have started with preparatory works to replace these towers which has cut off power supply from the Nadarivatu Hydro Power Scheme. The Live line team from the Central Division has departed for the western Division and are expected to be in Nadarivatu by Thursday evening.
  • Work at the tower 11 site is expected to commence on Friday 26th February and the anticipated completion Saturday 12th March, 2016.
  •  In the meantime design works are underway for the replacement structure at the Tower 1 site. Construction will commence once the design has been completed and anticipated completion is by Thursday 31st March, 2016.
  • Fallen tower on the Wailoa to Vuda transmission line – FEA teams have started excavating temporary road access to this tower which has cut off supply of electricity from the Wailoa Power Station to the Western Division. Following a site visit by our team additional resources are being deployed to accelerate the road works. A team of line mechanics has departed from the Central Division with the temporary tabular pole structure and should be reaching Lautoka tonight. By Thursday evening they will be joined by line mechanic teams from the Western Division and will be in camp in Balevuto, Ba. The team accepts to commence works on the construction of the temporary tubular pole structure by this weekend following site preparatory works.

 

  • Wainikasou Power Line – the services of a contractor has been hired and it is expected that works will commence on the repairs to the fallen poles on Wednesday 24th February, 2016. Unfortunately, our contractors could not go past the Matainasau crossing.
  • Vuda to Rarawai 33kV Sub-transmission Line – Twelve out of the two hundred and ninety six poles are down on this line. Planning and preparatory works has been completed and the FEA team and contractors are expected to start works on site on Wednesday 24th February, 2016. This power line transports power from Vuda towards Ba, Tavua & Rakiraki.

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