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Public Advisory – Planned Water Disruption Notice


The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) would like to advise our valued customers living along the Queens Highway starting from Vuda Bypass up to Navutu Industrial, that our technicians will be conducting meter replacement works from 9:00am Friday, 28 January, 2022, until further notice.

The area covered within the zone of replacement works include:

⚬ Delaivula Settlement
⚬ Nabare Settlement
⚬ Delaisaweni
⚬ Saweni Beach Road
⚬ Lauwaki Village
⚬ Mamaqa Settlement
⚬ Velovelo Rota Tank Road
⚬ Velovelo Tramline Road
⚬ Velovelo Temple Road
⚬ Natabua Industrial
⚬ Natabua Seaside Road
⚬ Navutu Industrial

To cater for the water supply needs for our customers residing in the above areas, our technicians will open a cross-connection downstream near Pundit Vishnu Deo School during the replacement process.

As a result of these essential works, we anticipate that our customers residing in the areas listed below will experience a temporary disruption in their water supply.

⚬ Delaivula Settlement
⚬ Gurukul Primary School

In preparation for this, customers in all of the above areas are kindly advised to store in their homes, sufficient amounts of water to last them for at least 2 to 3 days and are requested to use water wisely during this temporary disruption period.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused and we seek your understanding and patience until such time supplies normalise.

For further enquiries, customers can call 3346777 or 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.