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Large pool of stagnant water near Hope House and in front of the cemetery in Ottoville
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Another round of heavy rain left behind stagnant water near Hope House and in front of the cemetery in Ottoville. And the large pool of water got higher and wider early yesterday morning following yet more heavy rain. This large pool of water has been this way for months...
Road work at Mesepa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The almost completed road project at Mesepa — funded with local money under the Small Village Fund, which is included under the Governor’s Special Program, is designed to solve the water run off problem in the area. “This road is literally not possible to drive through...
A classroom at Alataua II Elementary School
After heavy rains flooded the Alataua II Elementary School campus, on Monday this week, Dr. Matagi-Tofiga, along with Public Works director Faleosina Voigt, DPW engineer Falavai Ta’ase and the school PTA president conducted a site visit of the school. As a result of that site visit, DPW was able to...
Education director Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Alataua II Elementary School is expected to reopen today, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, with students returning to their campus after it being closed due to flooding and mudslides. Students were attending school at Leone Midkiff Elementary School. Education director Dr. Ruth...
Workers from Silva Construction at the Fagaima Road
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Every time there is heavy rain, this area of the Fagaima road becomes flooded and a lot of debris clogs the drainage. And this has been the case for the past few days, but by 1p.m on a sunny Wednesday, water was drained out and debris cleared by Silva Construction,...
Tualauta Rep. Larry Sanitoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While the Lolo Administration is pushing forward with a secondary access road through the properties of the Fonoti and Leapaga families to the main road at Malaeimi, residents of Fagaima have voiced new concerns over problems at the Fagaima road following recent heavy...
National Weather Service graphic
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Rains and winds will continue to diminish today as a surface drops south across the area. However some lingering Heavy Rainfall Hazards are expected in the morning hours. Expect: Significant amount of water on roads and in low lying areas. Expect: High & fast...
Workers from Silva Construction at the Fagaima Road
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tualauta Rep. Larry S. Sanitoa made a request to DPW to help with patching the potholes as well cleaning up some of the damaged areas in Fagaima and nearby sections, following “torrential and dangerous downpour” last week Wednesday and Thursday. In response, Department...
National Weather Service graphic
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  An extended periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms, increasing the potential risk of flooding across American Samoa through Thursday evening. Heavy Rainfall Impacts: Standing water on roads, Increased driving hazards, Possible mudslides. A’afiaga mai Timuga mamafa:...
Flood water covering road near Hope House
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A maintenance crew from the Department of Public Works seen last Wednesday with the vacuum-truck working on draining the swamp water on the road next to Hope House, in front of the cemetery in the Fatuoaiga area. Tualauta Rep. Larry Sanitoa sought DPW’s help in draining...

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