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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.

Desilting Works at Waimanu Raw Water Pumping Station

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) would like to advise customers that we will be carrying out planned works to allow for teams to carry out desilting works at the
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WAF Addresses Water Supply Disruptions in Dokanaisuva and along Khalsa Road junction to Colo-i-Suva

Suva City, 25 April 2024 – The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) confirms that a recent disruption in the water supply was experienced by residents in its Upper Tovata System,
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Public Advisory: Tacirua East Road & Niudamu Road Junction – PRV Installation

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) would like to advise customers that we will be carrying out planned works to allow for the installation of a pressure-reducing valve at the
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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.