Howard Mendel partners with Sione Fekelia to deliver water filtration system to volcano-savaged Tonga

Hayley Wilkinson
By Hayley Wilkinson
Updated March 31 2022 - 7:39am, first published March 30 2022 - 5:50am
PROJECT WATER: Grange Lifestyle Village resident Howard Mendel and local Tongan man Sione Fekeila demonstrate the water filtration system before sending four of the mechanisms to Tonga. Picture: Les Smith

A Wagga man's simple solution to water filtration could help hundreds of Tongans devastated by January's volcanic eruption access clean water.


Hayley Wilkinson

Born and raised within the Riverina, Hayley launched her journalism career at The Daily Advertiser in September 2021. During her time she covered events, entertainment and human interest stories.