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The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living in parts of Flagstaff that customers may experience low water pressures to no water at times from 9pm tonight (19/10) until 5am tomorrow morning (20/10).

Affected Areas Include:

  • Laucala Bay Road to the Junction of Grantham Road and the University of the South Pacific (USP).
  • Vesi Street
  • Ratu Sukuna Road
  • Vuya Street

The interruption in supply is a result of repair works to an underground water leakage at the junction of Flagstaff.

The Authority is kindly advising its customers residing in these areas to store and use water wisely for their immediate needs during this temporary disruption period.

Water carting trucks are currently on standby to serve the affected areas as and when the need arises.

Supply is expected to be restored by 6am tomorrow morning (20/10).

The Authority highly regrets any inconvenience caused to its customers.

For further enquiries, customers can call 3346777 and 5777 (Vodafone, Digicel & Inkk users) 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.