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Public Advisory – Planned Water Disruption Notice

Planned Works Advisory Update – Queen Elizabeth Drive
The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) would like to advise our valued customers that our planned cut & tie-in works, as part of the commissioning of new water mains from the Vuya junction to Muanikau Road along the Queen Elizabeth Drive, has been deferred and will now be carried out from 6 May to 7 May 2022.
These works will result in temporary disruptions and as such, we kindly ask our customers living in the areas listed below to prepare accordingly and store enough water for use during this time.
– Queen Elizabeth Drive
– Muanikau Rd
– Nicholl
– Barker Dr
– Vuya Rd
– Veiuto Rd
– Makuluva
– Nukulau
– Nasilai
– Kumi
– Charlton Rd
– Turner
– Storck St
Water carting trucks are on standby and can be requested in the case of an emergency by calling 5777.
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused and we seek your understanding and patience until such time the water supply normalises.
For further enquiries, customers can call 334 6777 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.

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