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Public Advisory: Unplanned Water Disruption Notice – Toorak Reservoir – 05/03/2024

The Water Authority of Fiji (#WAF) would like to advise that water in the above system reservoir is dropping to critical levels due to high water demand which may cause low pressure to intermittent supply until further notice.

Areas that may be impacted are as follows:

Toorak Reservoir

Elevated areas along Waimanu Road, Raojibhai, Cumming Street, Robertson Road, Thompson Street, and Edinburgh Drive.

Water carting trucks will be on standby and can be requested in the case of an emergency by calling short code 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.