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The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its commercial and domestic customers living in the following parts of Vatuwaqa that wastewater services will be disrupted from this evening (29/03) to 7pm tomorrow (30/03).

Affected areas include:
• PTC Major Waste Water Pump Station – Whole of Nasese
• Gymnasium Waste Water Pump Station – University of the South Pacific (USP), Rups Apartments and Fiji National University – Fiji Maritime Academy
• Fletcher Waste Water Pump Station – Vatuwaqa Industrial Area• Raiwaqa Waste Water Pump Station – Raiwaqa and Raiwai area
• Rifle Range Waste Water Pump Station – Rifle Range Area

The interruption in waste water services is to allow WAF crew members to carry out repairs to waste water main leakage situated along Ranjit Garments in Vatuwaqa.

The Authority is kindly advising its customers in the areas mentioned above that seven bailing trucks will be engaged to control any overflow during the temporary disruption period.

Wastewater services are expected to be normalised by 7pm tomorrow (30/03).

The Authority highly regrets any inconvenience caused to its customers.

For further enquiries, customers can call 334 6777 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.