SOPAC Water Reports
Preliminary Reports


Report of Visit to Ebeye, Kwajalein Marshall Islands: 22-24 October 2001.

(16 pages) (1154 kB)


Review of the Rotuma Water Supply and Distribution System Fiji Islands.

(16 pages) (1209 kB)

Technical Reports


Equitable management of water and sanitation in Pacific Islands Countries.

(106 pages) (1017 kB)


The Sanitation Park Project: A regional initiative to increase participatory approaches in the sanitation sector.

(59 pages) (2817 kB)


Water quality monitoring in Pacific Island Countries. Revised Edition, February 2005. (Handbook for Water Quality Manager & Laboratories, Public Health Officers, Water Engineers and Suppliers, Environmental Protection Agencies and organisations involved in water quality monitoring)

(43 pages) (757 kB)


The effect of a cyclone on drinking water quality and how best to protect public health when similar disasters occur. RESTRICTED.

(See SOPAC Miscellaneous Report 543 for published version)


The Hydrogen-Sulphide? paper-strip test - a simple test for monitoring drinking water quality in the Pacific Islands.

(24 pages) (377 kB)


Niue coastal water quality and groundwater resources assessment. (Restricted to Niue until end of April 2005)

(35 pages) (809 kB)


Water demand management: leakage assessment and detection in Majuro, Marshall Islands. RESTRICTED. (Members may apply directly to the Secretariat for copies)



Water resources assessment Laura, Majuro, Marshall Islands.

(20 pages) (2793 kB)


Water quality analysis Manihiki Lagoon, Cook Islands.

(29 pages) (6703 kB)


Pipe detection surveys and creation of water utility GIS, Niue.

(22 pages) (1043 kB)


Hydraulic network modelling of the Raratonga water supply system, Cook Islands.

(17 pages) (4282 kB)


Report on project criteria, guidelines and technologies — Small Scale Wastewater Treatment Plant Project.

(47 pages) (2075 kB)


Groundwater assessment, Kingdom of Tonga.

(57 pages) (2208 kB)


Hydraulic network modelling of the Nuku'alofa Water Supply System, Kingdom of Tonga. (Appendices available from the Secretariat on request)

(28 pages) (79 kB)


Demand management and conservation investigations in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

(24 pages) (10485 kB)


Demand management and conservation investigations on the Island of 'Eua, Tonga. (Appendices from the Secretariat on request)

(31 pages) (129 kB)


A report on the International Conference on the radiological situation at the atolls of Mururoa and Fangataufa. (Prepared for the South Pacific Forum)

(21 pages) (100 kB)


Technical appraisal of the Auki Water Supply System, Malaita Island, Solomon Islands.

(43 pages) (3249 kB)


Groundwater potential assessment of the Raratonga coastal plain.

(23 pages) (2520 kB)


Water supply for Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands — A technical appraisal for feasible options.

(16 pages) (491 kB)


Assessment of water resources Manono Island, Samoa.

(37 pages) (1042 kB)


Comment on the groundwater resources, surface water resources and water supply of Rarotonga, Cook Islands: report of a visit, including field investigations: 13-21 November 1996.

(44 pages) (6979 kB)


Engineering report for Nan Mand Water Supply System, Kitti Municipality, Section II, Ponpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

(26 pages) (2603 kB)


Republic of Marshall Islands. Water and Sanitation Sector, Strategy and Action Plan. (Action Plan)

(85 pages) (1123 kB)


Engineering report for Paeis water supply system, Kitti Municipality, Section 1, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

(11 pages) (1140 kB)


An assessment of saltwater intrusion in Babai pits and some water supply projects on Makim, Butaritari and Abaiang, Republic of Kiribat.

(40 pages) (4244 kB)


Hydraulic and water quality studies, Erakor Lagoons and Port Vila Harbour, Vanuatu.

(29 pages) (1298 kB)

Miscellaneous Reports


Water and sanitation issues and strategic responses in the Pacific: views from national and regional consultations and initiatives. (Pacific Brief for the Report of the Secretary-General? to CSD13)

(11 pages) (254 kB)


Water quality of rainwater harvesting systems. (+ CD for volumetric calculations in Excel)

(19 pages) (247 kB)


Effects of a tropical cyclone on the drinking-water quality of a remote Pacific Island.

(13 pages) (440 kB)


Effects of Forestry Activities on Surface Water Quality in the Pacific Region: a case study of the Rewa River Catchment, Fiji Islands.

(3 pages) (174 kB)


Pacific Dialogue on Water and Climate — Synthesis Report. February 2003. (Prepared for the Third World Water Forum, 16-23 March 2003.)

(28 pages) (1232 kB)


Concept Paper: Towards Managing Environmental Vulnerability in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

(16 pages) (184 Kb)


Vanuatu Water Quality Database User Manual.

(22 pages) (410 kB)

MR0456 Workshops on water quality surveillance and safety, Fiji Islands, September & November 2001. (20 pages) (882 kB)
MR0451 1 Jan 2002 Regional Meeting of Stakeholders in Waste Water Management: 10-15 October 2001 Majuro, Marshall Islands.(appendix C and G are available from the secretariat upon request) (45 pages) (313 kB)
MR0444 Draft Water,Sanitation and Hygiene Strategies for SOPAC (2001-2004) (16 pages) (59 kB)
MR0442 Summary of SOPAC Water Demand Management and Conservation activities in the Pacific Region. (14 pages) (2533 kB)
MR0426 Consultation Meeting of Stakeholders in Sewage Management:23rd March 2001, Apia Samoa. (15 pages) (108 kB)
MR0425 Consultation Meeting of Stakeholders in Sewage Management 2 February 2001, Auckland, New Zealand.(Appendix B/Background Documents available from the Secretariat upon request) (21 pages) (66 kB)
MR0397 1 Nov 2000 Guidelines for Water and Sanitation Utilities, Risk Management Planning (A Disaster Preparedness Approach for Small Island Development States) (22 pages) (868 kB)
MR0396 1 Oct 2000 Water Quality Database, User Manual 2000. (18 pages) (1131 kB)
MR0361 Installation of a Global Positioning System (GPS) Assisted Field Asset Management (FAM) System for the Department of Water Works in Raratonga, 1-11th December 1999. (31 pages) (4802 kB)
MR0356 Recommendations for disaster preparedness of water and sanitation systems in the Pacific small island developing countries. (25 pages) (112 kB)
MR0354 SOPAC Water Resources Unit Offset Wenner Resistivity Survey Guidelines. (17 pages) (3697 kB)
MR0353 Drought Mitigation: Water demand management as a tool to mitigate drought impacts in rural water supply systems: Report of Visit to Kadavu 14-17 September 1999. (15 pages) (7328 kB)
MR0350 Calibration of Tonga Water Board Water Reticulation Model. (Appendices 3-5 is available from the Secretariat upon request) (30 pages) (5738 kB)
MR0345 Water Demand Management Workshop: Nadi, Fiji Islands, Skylodge Hotel, 21-26 June 1999. (Appendices are available from the Secretariat on request) (55 pages) (260 kB)
MR0302 Demand Management and Conservation Project — Field investigation in South Tarawa, Kiribati. (Appendix 3 available from the Secretariat on request) (17 pages) (71 kB)
MR0301 Pacific Water Association Report on the 40th Annual Conference and Expo of the NZ Water and Wastes Association. (Appendices 1-4 available from the Secretariat on request) (18 pages) (41 kB)
MR0298 Pacific Water Association: Report of the Meeting on Possible Collaboration with World Plumbing Council. (9 pages) (436 kB)
MR0284 Demand Management and Conservation Field Investigations, Solomon Islands Water Authority. (24 pages) (83 kB)
MR0276 Water and sanitation technical assistance to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kosrae State, 1-9 December 1997. (6 pages) (1299 kB)
MR0275 Water sanitation sector development assistance visit to Solomon Islands. (21 pages) (285 Kb)
MR0274 Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council. (Fourth Global Forum: Manila, Philippines) (32 pages) (2140 kB)
MR0268 Pacific Water Association Steering Committee Meeting held at SOPAC Secretariat, Suva, Fiji, 21 November 1997. (45 pages) (462 kB)
MR0252 Water demand management and conservation in the Pacific region. (11 pages) (514 kB)
MR0249 Waterless composting toilets — some thoughts on their design in tropical islands. (30 pages) (2258 kB)
MR0244 Water supply and sanitation Collaborative Council Small Island Development States (SIDS) Working Group Meeting on water held at the SOPAC Secretariat, Suva, Fiji. (32 pages) (6132 kB)
MR0231 Pacific Water Association Steering Committee Meeting held at SOPAC Secretariat, Suva, Fiji, 29-31 January 1996. (2 pages) (1985 kB)
MR0202 Report on a meeting to discuss the establishment of a Pacific Water Association, Apia, Western Samoa, 27-28 July 1995. (6 pages) (450 kB)
MR0199 Rainwater utilization for the world's people: report on the 7th International Rainwater Systems (11 pages) (142 kB)

Joint Contribution Reports


RepDrinking water quality in the Pacific Island Countries: situation analysis and needs assessment. (WHO, SOPAC)

(11 pages) (544 kB)

JC0144 South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP), South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC), 2002. The Pacific Freshwater Education Kit: an education package for schools in the Pacific Islands Region.(Hard copy only provided to SOPAC).  
JC ADB Consultation Paper of Proceedings  

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