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Public Advisory – Unplanned Water Disruption Notice

Disruption Notice – Sigatoka
The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) would like to inform our valued customers that our teams will be conducting repair of 375mm DN Pipe at Valley Road between Nalele Chamber and Lawai Reservoir from 10 am until further notice.
As a result, our customers in the following areas will be experiencing a disruption to their water supply.
Customers are requested to prepare accordingly and store enough water for use during this time.
Affected areas:
· Kedrakulu and part of Sigatoka Town
· Lawaqa and nearby areas
· Rakirakilevu and nearby areas
· Kulukulu and nearby areas
· Tulalevu and nearby areas
· Malaqereqere and nearby areas
· Korotogo and nearby areas
· Oloolo and nearby areas
· Olosara and nearby areas
· Cuvu and nearby areas
Water carting trucks are on standby and can be requested in case of an emergency by calling 5777.
We apologise for any inconvenience and thank our customers for their patience and understanding.
For further enquiries, customers can call 334 6777 and 5777 (all mobile networks), 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.