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The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its commercial and domestic customers situated in the following parts of Vatuwaqa in Suva that wastewater services will be temporarily disrupted from 8am to 5pm Sunday (26/01).

Affected areas include:

  • Kumi Pump Station
  • Pacific Theological College (PTC)
  • Fiji Sports Council
  • National Gymnasium
  • Laucala Bay
  • Raiwaqa (Wailea Settlement)

The interruption in wastewater services is to allow WAF ground teams to carry out repairs to a 300mm wastewater rising main pipeline at the Vatuwaqa Bridge, along Fletcher Road.

The Authority is kindly advising its customers in the areas mentioned above that bailing trucks will be engaged to prevent overflows during the temporary disruption period.

Wastewater services is expected to be normalised by 5pm Sunday (26/01).

The Authority highly regrets any inconvenience caused to its customers.

For further enquiries, customers can call 334 6777 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.