Skip to content


Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) customers living in elevated parts of Sigatoka may experience low water pressure to intermittent supply from 10am to 8pm on Friday (15/05).

Affected Areas Include:

  • Nakalavo Village
  • Naduri Village
  • Nacocolevu
  • Nawamagi Village
  • Narata Village
  • Lawai Village
  • Part of Sigatoka Town
  • Kedrakulu
  • Lawaqa
  • Rakirakilevu
  • Tulalevu
  • Nasama Village 
  • Kulukulu
  • Malaqereqere
  • Naevuevu
  • Cuvu Village
  • Olosara
  • Korotogo
  • Malevu Village
  • Nadroumai
  • Olo Olo
  • Naroro

The interruption in water supply is to allow WAF ground teams to carry out cleaning works to the sedimentation tank at the Matovo Water Treatment Plant, which assists in water quality.

The Authority advises customers residing in the areas above to use water wisely and to store water for their immediate needs during this temporary disruption period.

WAF urges all Fijians to practice self-reliance and to have at least 2 days worth of water stored at all times.

WAF also encourages customers to invest in storage containers or water tanks connected to the water system for storage and backup supply during any unplanned disruption that may arise due to emergency works or natural disasters.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused and we seek your understanding and patience until such time that water supplies normalise.

For further enquiries, customers can call 3346777 or short code 5777 (all mobile networks) 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.