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The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living in selected parts of Suva that water supply will be disrupted from 9pm Thursday evening (21/03) until 5am Friday morning (22/03).

Affected Areas Include:

  • Marion Street
  • Knolly Street
  • Holland Street

The interruption in supply is to allow WAF crew members to carry out improvement works along Marion Street in Suva.

Water supply is expected to be normalised by 5am Friday morning (22/03).

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

For any urgent water carting requests, members of the public are to contact the Authority’s National Call Centre on 5777.                    

The Authority highly regrets any inconvenience caused to its customers.

For further enquiries, customers can contact the Authority’s National Call Centre on 334 6777 or short code 5777 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.