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Media Release – WAF Attends To Vatuyalewa Pump Station

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) has attended to the Vatuyalewa Pump Station in Nasinu, which had begun leaking, late last week.

Upon investigation it was found that the leak was caused by a faulty float switch and repairs have been carried out to resolve the issue. This includes reinstatement works to fix damage to the adjoining road surface caused by water overflow.

We apologise for any inconvenience in the interim and thank residents for their patience and understanding.

For further enquiries, please call 334 6777, short code 5777 (all networks), or email


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.