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Public Advisory – Suva

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living in parts of Pender and Williamson Rd that water supply  will be disrupted from 9pm on Tuesday evening (23/01) until 5am Wednesday morn– ing (24/01).

Areas Affected Include;

•      Denison Rd

•      Pender Street

•      Williamson Rd

•      Parts of Cakobau

•      Parts of Gladstone

•      Mitchel Street/ Macgregor Road

The interruption in supply is a result of cut-in works at Pender and Wil- liamson Road.

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

Water carts will be on standby to service the areas as and when the need arises.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this disruption may cause. Supply is expected to be  restored at 6am Wednesday morning (24/01)

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.