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The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its commercial and domestic customers situated in the following parts of Suva that wastewater services will be disrupted from 8pm tonight (11/10) until 10am Sunday morning (13/10).

Affected areas include:

  • Grieg Street (MyFNPF centre, New World Supermarket)
  • Thomson Street
  • MHCC
  • Maharani Fashion Shop

The interruption in wastewater services is to allow WAF crew members to carry out repairs to wastewater pump station along Pratt Street.

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

Wastewater services are expected to be normalized by 10am Sunday morning (13/10).

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.