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To keep Fijians informed on what the Water Authority of Fiji is currently engaged in, we regularly put out updates, news and information.


FINAL WAF 2022 ANNUAL CUSTOMER FORUM HELD IN FRIENDLY NORTH After two successful customer forums earlier this year in the Central and Western Division, the Water Authority of Fiji (WAF)
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WAF Urges Proper Rubbish Disposal To Prevent Wastewater Overflows

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) is urging Fijians to properly dispose of rubbish and to refrain from interfering with wastewater systems and other WAF assets after a sewer overflowed
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WAF Welcomes Plumbers License Announcement

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) welcomes the announcement by the Fijian Government on the licensing of plumbers by the Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Civil Service, Communications, Housing,
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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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