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The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers in the following parts of Rakiraki that they will experience intermittent supply from now until 12am (24/12).

Affected Areas Include:

  • Rewasa, Korotale, Drana
  • Mead Road, Ilikini Road, Vatumami, Thompson Place
  • Penang, FSC Line, FSC, Colasi, Seko, CMF
  • Rakiraki Town, Qelema, Nadovi, Nadumu, Yaratale
  • Rakiraki Hospital, Rakiraki Village, Korowaqa
  • Wairuku, Dociu, Vitawa, Narewa
  • Naqoro, Hart Home, Vatusekiyasawa
  • Qalau, MH Compound, RC Manubhai
  • Naria, Malake Island, Malake Landing
  • Naria Seaside, Naria Hill side, Raravatu, and Volivoli

The interruption in supply is due to a fault to the water pumps at the Qalau Pumping Station, which WAF staff are currently working on. The Authority is kindly advising its customers residing in the areas above to use water sparingly for their immediate needs during the temporary disruption period. The Authority highly regrets any inconvenience caused to its customers. For further enquiries, customers can call 3346777 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.