The Production Unit is responsible for the maintenance and operations of the Water Authority’s resources and assets.
WAF Water Assets
Distribution Network (Nos)
Water Pumps Stations / Pumps
WAF Water Production
WAF Wastewater Services
Wastewater Pumps/Pump Stations
98 / 218
58 / 122
16 / 32
GIS and NRW Unit
The GIS Unit was setup in 2012 and is responsible for capturing all WAF assets as a reference point. The Unit has developed recently to new height in the capturing of all the WAF assets in the 3 regions as respective to its water systems. To date, the team has managed to complete capturing almost all of WAF assets. i.e. Water Meters [97%], Water Pump[85%], Sewer pump[50%], Water Treatment Plant[81%], and Reservoirs[95%] and Water Pipes[94%].
National Water Quality Laboratory (NWQL)
The main objective of (NWQL) is to oversee that drinking water quality is maintained to meet the requirements of the WHO guidelines or the Fiji National Drinking Water Quality Standards. This also includes all waste water plants discharging effluents and ensuring that WAF maintains the regulations of the Environmental Management Act 2005.
The Laboratory collects samples, carries out analysis, comments on the results and reports the results to all respective management and production personnel for corrective actions.
The Laboratory is also working on a national plan for implementation of the rural water schemes testing to assist areas in which the Laboratory services may not be regularly available.
- Controlling Environment Management System (EMS) functions within the Water Authority of Fiji
- Ensuring WAF complies with the Environment Management Act 2005 (an implementation plan for regulations for solid and liquid waste discharges) by negotiation and acquisition of permits for WAF
- Providing technical assistance and creating awareness among staff regarding the Environment Management Act 2005 internally in collaboration with the Department of Environment.