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Public Advisory – Tamavua Water Treatment Plant

Please be advised that the below reservoirs did not recover well last night through this early morning, thus, these reservoirs will be dropping throughout the day.

Waimanu Pump #3 is still under repair and Savura Pumps #4 & 5 had been frequently switched off due to low levels at the Savura Intake, these have resulted in a low production inflow at Tamavua Water Treatment PlantAs a result, Tamavua reservoirs and all other reservoirs feeding from Tamavua will be directly affected.

Most customers in affected areas are currently without water while others will be experiencing low pressure to no water this afternoon.

We urge those customers who still have access to water to store it for use during this time.

Tamavua WTP level Affected areas

Low Pressure to No Water – all feeding from Tamavua Reservoir, Namadi Heights, Princes Road, Rewa Street, Ratu Sukuna Road. Nailuva, Delainavesi, Qauia, Kalekana, Panaromic Waiqanake, Bilo, Togalevu.

Tovata System

Nagatugatu Reservoir Low pressure to No Water all feeding from Nagatugatu – Wrong Turn, Sakoca, Upper Khalsa, Tacirua Hts, Nagatugatu Residents next to Reservoir.

Tacirua Reservoir Low pressure to No Water – All feeding from Tacirua Reservoir – Tamavua Koro, Upper Ragg, Deovji Street, Tacirua Bus Garage, Amputch Street, Princes Road, Dokanisuva Reservoir No Water – All feeding from Dokanaisuva – Seventh Day Church Dokanaisuva to Tacirua Fijian School, Vunuleba Settlement.

Coloisuva Reservoir No Water – All feeding from Coloisuva – Naisogo, Colo-i-Suva Crest Chicken, Princes Road, Marshall Road, Taqairua, Vunikawai, Uluibeka, Colanaivau, Valesasa, Naitaqiri Nillgrey.

Flagstaff Reservoir High elevated areas and All feeding from flagstaff reservoir, Ratu Sukuna Road, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Muanikau Road, Laucala Bay Road, McGregor Road, Domain Road, Victoria Parade from Sukuna Park to Nasese, Amy Street, Johnson Street, Spring Street, High Street, Stewart Street, Brown Street.

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.