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Public Advisory – Planned Water Disruption Notice

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living in the following areas that they will be experiencing low water pressure to no water due to emergency valve replacement works from 8:30 pm Friday 1st April until further notice.
We kindly advise our customers residing in the areas below to prepare accordingly and to use water wisely for their immediate needs during this temporary disruption period.
Affected Areas:
📍Samabula North
Lovoni Road
Lakeba Street
Bureta Street
Ono Street
Moala Street
Tubou Street
Nayau Street
All arterial or secondary roads feeding from these roads
📍Upper Ragg Avenue
📍 Princess Road
The following areas will be also be affected with low pressure and even no water:
📍Shipping Reservoir
Nauluvatu Road
Reservoir Road
Walu Bay


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.