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The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living parts of Nadi and Lautoka areas that customers may experience low water pressures to no water at times during the day from 11:50 am this morning (05/08) to 12:00 am mid-night tonight– Monday (06/08)

Affected Areas Include:

  • Nagado, Nadele, Holika, Part of Sabeto
  • Taci, Togomasi, Togo Lavusa, Solovi, Meiganyah
  • Malolo, Navo, Tunalia, Transmitter Top, Nacovi, Sonaisali and Veiladan
  • Nasau, Vutuvutu, Katigari, Mulomulo Top, Tabarak
  • Malamala, Nawaicoba, Yako, Nabila, Uciwai, Fiji Marriot Momi Bay Resort
  • Vaivai, Tawatawa, Wareibetia, Vuda area and Viseisei Backroad
  • Whole of Lomolomo area, Kermode, Kashmir and Saru area

The interruption in supply is a result of emergency repairs to a leaking air-valve on the DN600 trunk mains to the Lautoka area after it has sustained damages after a motor vehicle collided into the air-valve chamber while on its way to Sabeto from Waimalika.

Repair works are currently in progress and is expected to complete by 5.00pm this afternoon-Sunday (05/08). Water supply to affected customers is expected to be gradually restored by 1:00 am on Monday morning (06/08).

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 carts will be on standby to service the affected areas as and when the need arises. 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.