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Momi Village in Nadi Gets Improved Water Supply after Commissioning of $800k Main Extension Project

Villagers of Momi in Nadi now have access to clean and improved water supply, following the commissioning of their new water main extension project by the Minister for Fiji Ministry of Public Works, Meteorological Services, and Transport, Hon. Ro Filipe Tuisawau, yesterday (10/01).

Minister Tuisawau said around 540 villagers of Momi now have access to clean drinking water following the completion of their $800,000 water main extension project.

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) recently extended DN100 mains with a distance of 1.9km servicing 90 households, a nearby school, as well as the Health Center.

WAF Board Chair, Mr Savenaca Seniloli, said that the project will meet the demand of the expanding population.

“This project improves WAF’s services to Momi village and enables every household to have the provision of clean drinking water in their homes,” said Mr Seniloli.

WAF has also completed installing new water meters for individual households.

Meanwhile, WAF Chief Operating Officer, Seru Soderberg reminded the villagers to be mindful of keeping tabs on their water bills and also the need to be water-wise.

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) continues to provide safe and clean drinking water to Fijians.


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.