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Public Advisory – Unplanned Water Disruption Notice

Due to the high turbidity (dirt in water), caused by the current heavy rains, our Nabouwalu Raw Water Intake will have to remain closed until further notice, as a health and safety measure.
This will cause disruptions in water supply for our customers living in the areas listed below.
Affected Areas:

  • Whole of Bua provincial quarters
  • Namulomulo
  • Wainisevu
  • Raviravi
  • Namau
  • Wairiki Mill
  • Navave Village
  • Vunirara

Water carting trucks are on standby to service the affected areas during this disruption period.

We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding, until such time that supplies normalise.

For further enquiries, customers can call 3346777 or toll-free short code 5777 (all mobile networks) or email

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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.