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Unplanned Disruption Notice – Tavua

Due to blockages at the Nasivi intake caused by heavy flooding our customers living in Vatukoula and Tavua and nearby areas will be experiencing a disruption to their water supply.

Low reservoir levels will be imminent which will affect customers residing on elevated areas.

As such, we urge residents to store adequate amounts of water to sustain them for the next few days.

The following areas will be affected:

• Nasivi Housing
• Matanagata
• Lomalagi
• Korowere
• Vatukoula
• Low Cost
• Toko
• Tavua Town
• Tavualevu Village
• Nabuna Village
• Vanuakula
• Rabulu
• Kavuli
• Korovou
• Balata
• Lakalaka
• Malele
• Garampani
• Tokoloa
• Yaladro
• Yasiyasi
• Vanuakuwiri
• Nadolodolo
• Matalevu
• Natawa
• Waikona
• Tagitagi
• Lubulubu
• Qalela
• Matacawa

We are working to rectify the issue as soon as possible and thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.



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.