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Planned Public Advisory – LAUTOKA

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise it customers living in parts of Lautoka that water supply will be disrupted tonight from 10pm (11/01) until 6am tomorrow Friday (12/01).

Areas Affected Include;
• Velovelo Temple Road
• Velovelo Tramline Rd
• Natabua Seaside
• Natabua Rd (From Natabua Junction to FCS)
• Field 40 Rd (From Queens Rd Junction to Total Station)
• Royal Palm Rd (Navutu Industrial)
• Navutu FEA
• Drasa Avenue (From Navutu Roundabout to Total Police Station)
• Queens Road (From Velovelo Bridge to Navutu Roundabout)
• Saweni Beach Road
• Lauwaki Village
• Lauwaki Settlement

The interruption in supply is a result cut in works at Velovelo Rota Tank Road, Lautoka.

Water carts will be on standby to service the areas as and when the need arises.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this disruption may cause

Supply is expected to be restored at 7am tomorrow (12/01).

For further enquiries, customers can call 3346777 and 5777 (Vodafone, Digicel & Inkk users) 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.