Skip to content


The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living in the elevated parts of Suva that they will be experiencing low water pressure to intermittent supply from tonight until 6pm Wednesday (23/10).

Affected Areas Include:

  • Sukuna Road
  • Domain Road
  • Laucala Bay Road
  • University of the South Pacific (USP)
  • Muanikau Road
  • Stodart Street
  • Knolly Street
  • Nailuva Road
  • Cakobau Road
  • Ma’afu Street
  • Veiuto Road
  • Vuya Road
  • Nasova Police Barracks
  • Gladstone Road
  • Government Building
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive (QED)
  • Berkley Crescent
  • Government House
  • Flagstaff Area
  • Mariko Street
  • Gordon Street
  • Selbourne Street

The interruption in water supply is due to low water levels at the service reservoir in Flagstaff, which is resulted from air locks within the reticulation.

The Authority is kindly advising its customers residing in the areas above to store and use water wisely for their immediate needs during this temporary disruption period.

WAF crew members are currently working to sustain current water levels at the service reservoirs.

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.