The Water Authority of Fiji is saying the desalination plant installed at Navaca in Taveuni is working however Fiji Labour Party Leader Mahendra Chaudhry says he does not believe it.

Chaudhry claims the $3 million desalination plant installed in 2014 has been out of service for the last 18 months and residents of south Taveuni face chronic water problems going back over a decade.

When questioned by Legend FM News on the clarification from WAF that the plant is working properly, Chaudhry says he does not believe the Water Authority.