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Public Advisory: Unplanned Water Disruption Notice – Lautoka and Parts of Nadi

The Water Authority of Fiji (#WAF) would like to advise customers living in the areas listed below that the water supply will be disrupted from 8 am to 5 pm on Saturday 10th February 2024 with supply restoration to affected customers by 11.30 pm on Sunday 11th February 2024.

The interruption in supply is to allow WAF teams to carry out urgent repairs to a major water leakage on one of the washouts from the DN 600 duplicate trunk mains to the Blackrock Reservoir and the Lautoka area.

The location of the leakage is such that it cannot be isolated other than shutting down the trunk mains from the Nagado Water Treatment Plant to allow WAF to undertake the repairs.

Affected Areas:

Kashmir Reservoir Supply Zone
Bavadra Road, Ram Sammy Reddy Road, S. M. Koya Road, Sarju Delegate Road, Kashmir Areas, Chandmari, Kermode Road, Tavakubu back Road, Eddie Wong Street, Musuniwai Street, Vaivai Area, Tawatawa and Tavakubu Village.

Vuda Reservoir Supply Zone
Viseisei Village, Vuda Point, Dreketi Feeder Road, Delai Saweni, Saweni Beach Road, Lawaki Village, Rototank Road, Velovelo Road, Navutu, Vuda Reservoir Inlet customers.

Saru Reservoir Supply Zone
Natabua, Navula, Vuda Back Road, Wairabetia, Saru Back Road, Field 40 Area, MN Naidu Road, Balawa, Chandmari High Area, Morris Street, Hedstrom Place, Banaras, Viseisei Back Road, Vuda Back Road from Queens Highway, Saru MGM, Top line Area, Natokowaqa, Ajodhya Road, Josaia Street, Ika Place, Tavai Street, Dawai Street.

Tavakubu Reservoir Supply Zone
V. M. Pillay, Razak Road, Tavakubu Road, Sukanaivalu Road, Waiyavi, Vomo Street, Hollander, Sandalwood, Jinnu Road, Kaunitoni Road, Kara Punja, Cakau Street, Dravuni Street, Ratu Meli Road, Adam Street, Ganges Road, Ram Asre, Golf Link Crescent, Link Road, Maharaj Place, Bulileke, Varamaoli.

Tualesia Reservoir Supply Zone
Simla Area, Thomson Crescent, Waya Street, Valima Hill & surrounding areas.

Phluggers Reservoir Supply Zone
Lautoka Hospital, Lautoka City, Navutu Industrial, Namoli Industrial, Namoli Village and surrounding areas.

DMO Reservoir Supply Zone
Tagimoucia Street, Natokowaqa and surrounding areas.

Nadele Reservoir & Blackrock Reservoir Supply Zone
Nadele, Nagado Road, Korobebe, Masimasi, Naboutini, Keolaiya, Thompson Road, Narendra Singh Road, Wailoko, Natalau, Luvuci, Sabeto, Waimalika, Naboutini Back Road. (Kabani Road Intersection to Natalau), Parts of Queen’s Road, RFMF Camp, Elevated areas of Legalega, Elevated areas of Waqadra, and Elevated areas of Martintar.

Water carting trucks will be on standby and can be requested in the case of an emergency by calling 3346777 or shortcode 5777 (all mobile networks).

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.