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Public Advisory: Service Enlargement & Meter Replacement At 51 Hutson Street, Laucala Bay, Suva Point

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its valued customers along Huston Street in Laucala Bay that they will be experiencing low water pressure and intermittent water supply at times from 8 am to 5 pm on Saturday, 13 April 2024.

Affected areas include:

  • Entire Huston Street

The interruption in the water supply is to allow WAF to carry out installations and service enlargement as well as meter replacement at 51 Hutson Street, Laucala Bay (Suva Point).

Service Enlargement & Meter Replacement At 51 Hutson Street, Laucala Bay, Suva Point.

Therefore, WAF kindly advises its customers residing in the areas above to store and use water wisely for their immediate needs during this temporary disruption period.

For water tanker requests, members of the public are to contact WAF’s National Call Centre at 3346777 or shortcode 5777.

WAF highly regrets any inconvenience caused to its customers.

For further enquiries, customers can call (679) 3346777 or short code 5777 (all mobile networks) the WAF Mobile App or email us at


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.