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Public Advisory – Tovata and Kalabu Reservoir

The Water Authority of Fiji would like to inform our valued customers within the Tovata and Kalabu Reservoir system that a major air lock within its trunk supply line is currently causing low levels to the Tovata and Kalabu Reservoirs.

Areas that may be affected are as follows:


No Water to Elevated areas – Upper Makoi, Kaliveitau, Naveiwakau, Ura PlNo Inflow to Nagatugatu, Veitata, Tovata rd, Qaranivalu, Lomalagi, Vula, Poorva, Sabera, Peela, Caubati Koro, Daniva, Niubalavu, Raikiwai, Niuvula, Niusawa Lane, Tacirua East, Cunningham (Valley Drive, Sulua St) Elevated areas of Caubati including Caubati Koro, Elevated Makoi


Low Pressure to No Water – Valelevu, Caqiri, Nawanawa, Koka, Kinoya road, Vasant Lal Vesivesi, Yasiyasi, Elevated Duvula Rd.Our operations team is currently flushing the trunk mains to restore supply.

We apologise for any inconvenience and thank our customers for their patience and understanding.


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.