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Public Advisory – Planned Temporary Water Disruption Notice for Nadi and Lautoka

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living in the following elevated areas in parts of Nadi and Lautoka that water supply will be temporarily disrupted from 6pm Saturday afternoon (09/02) to 6am Monday morning (11/02).

Affected Areas Include:
•    Meiguniyah
•    Solovi
•    Taci
•    Togolavusa
•    Togomasi
•    Delaisiro
•    Kermode   
•    Kashmir
•    Bavadra
•    SM Koya
•    Rifle Range
•    Waiyavi
•    Tavakubu
•    Vomo
•    Dravuni
•    Sandlewood
•    Part of Simla
•    Drasa Avenue
•    Vitogo
•    Waiyavi

The interruption in supply is to conduct urgent repair works to the defective portion (DN600 Tee) of the bulk main supply located along the access road at Batiri, Vaturu.

This portion is part of the Vaturu Nagado High Pressure pipeline from the Vaturu Dam to the Nagado Water Treatment Plant.

The Authority is kindly advising its customers residing in the areas above to store and use water wisely for their immediate needs during the disruption period.

Water carting trucks are on standby to service the areas as and when the need arises.

For water carting requests members of the public are to contact the Authority’s National Call Centre on emergency toll-free line 1507 or email

Water supply is expected to be normalised by 6am Monday morning (11/02).

The Authority highly regrets any inconvenience caused to its customers.

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.