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How Your Water System Works

WAF COO explains the Suva-Nausori Water Supply System

In this in-depth video WAF Chief Operating Officer Seru Soderberg explains the Suva-Nausori Water Supply System to Lakena Resident Nazeem Ali.

How Heavy Rains Impact Water Supply

In this video WAF Chief Operating Officer Seru Soderberg explains how heavy rain negatively impacts water supply.

What Does Water Mean To You?

Learn about the effects of climate change and ageing infrastructure in this thought provoking video about the water situation in the USA. It is not too different to what is happening in Fiji. How can you help? Watch the video to find out.


What is the process and fee for a new water connection?

How much is the Lodgment fee?

  • House under construction / Vacant land / Commercial or Industrial
    • $101.00.
  • Completely built house. – [Please provide a letter from the lands department and/ or completion certificate ]
    • $21.95. [Please provide a letter from the lands department. completion certificate or Stamped Statutory declaration on the completion of the house]

Processing Time

  • Inspection to Approval – 15 Working days from the inspection date.
  • Installation – 30 Working days from payment of New Connection cost, on a first-come, first-serve basis. [Stakeholder processing may cause delays]. *Note: Approval of installation is valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

How much does the new connection cost?

  • Type A – $285 [“T” from existing connection] Type B $345 [direct connection from WAF main line]
  • New connection costs for Commercial and Industrial customers will be estimated according to requirements and a cost will be provided.
  • Road Crossing/ Service Enlargement is payable if required for additional meters requested. This will be communicated when the approval of internal and external stakeholders are obtained. WAF on behalf of FRA will refund any unused monies to the customer where applicable.

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