For many communities on the Pacific islands, poor water supply and sanitation problems are everyday realities.
However, the people on the island of Taveuni in Fiji have been celebrating a recent breakthrough in their water supply - their villages have been fitted out with new water piping system.
Etika Sing is a Project Coordinator with the Rotary club's Pacific Water for Life, which managed some of the work.
He explained it to John Papik.
Speaker: Etika Sing a Project Coordinator with Rotary's Pacific Water for Life in Suva
Listen to the interview here