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Public Advisory: Tacirua East Reservoir – Filling

The Water Authority of Fiji would like to inform our valued customers living in the elevated areas of Tacirua East that they may experience low pressure to intermittent services to their water supply during operations to refill the 3 million-litre tank- reservoir.

This operation will be conducted from 9 pm today (15/12/2022) and reversed from 5 am every morning and as such we advise customers to store water when it is available for use during this time.

· Niubalavu Cresent, Tacirua East

· Niusawa Place, Tacirua East

· Caubati Koro

· Upper Balabala Cresent including Salato Circle and Qai Road

· Tamole Road· Kuvula Road

· Veikoba Settlement

· Elevated Areas off Kanace Road

· Railagi Road

· Kaliveitau Road

· Naitasiri Road

· Nayavumata Road

· Naveiwakau Road

· Ura Road

· Cunningham Stage 4 including Rokosawa Road, Valley Drive, Salau Place, Marshall Place, Racule Drive, Nacagilevu Circle

Water carting trucks will be on standby and can be requested in the case of an emergency by calling 5777 (all mobile networks).

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused and we seek your patience and understanding until such time the water supply normalizes.

For further enquiries, customers can call 334 6777 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.