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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.

Planned Water Disruption Advisory – Tacirua East (New Subdivision)

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to inform customers that our teams will be undertaking testing of the new 3 million litres treated water reservoir along Tacirua East Road,
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Fijians In Savusavu Have New and Improved Access to Clean Treated Drinking Water

A new water treatment plant in Tavukikau, Savudrodro was commissioned by Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama on Wednesday (14/09/2022). Our goal is to provide dependable, high-quality, responsive, and cost-effective water to
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Fiji Hosts 13th Pacific Water and Wastewater Association Conference & Expo and 6th Pacific Water Ministerial Forum

Fiji is hosting the 13th Annual Pacific Water and Wastewater Conference and Expo and the 6th Pacific Water Ministerial Forum. This will be the second time in the 13-years of
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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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