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Public Advisory – Planned Water Disruption Notice

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise our customers living in the following areas that our teams will be carrying out essential maintenance works at the Qalau Pumping Station.
As a result of these works, all our customers in the Rakiraki District Metered Areas will be experiencing low to no water supply until further notice.
Affected areas:
📍Low DMA Areas
Rewasa, Korotale, Drana, Mead Road, Ilikini Road, Vatumami, Thompson Place, Penang, FSC Line, FSC, Colasi, Seko, CMF, Town, Qelema, Nadovi, Nadumu, Yaratale, Rakiraki Hospital, Rakiraki Village, Korowaqa
📍High DMA Areas
Wairuku, Dociu, Vitawa, Narewa, Naqoro, Hart Home, Vatusekiyasawa, Qalau, MH Compond, RC Manubhai, Naria, Malake Island, Malake Landing, Naria Seaside, Naria Hill Side, Raravatu, Volivoli
Water carting trucks are on standby and can be requested in the case of an emergency by calling 1507 (all mobile networks).
We thank you for your patience and understanding until such time that supplies normalise.
For further enquiries, customers can call 334 6777 and 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.