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The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living along Nausori area that water supply is currently being disrupted until Thursday morning (14/06/18).

Affected Areas Include:

  • Ovea Village
  • Cautata Village
  • Vatoa Village
  • Lakena Hill 1 & 2
  • Buiduna
  • Baulevu
  • Nakoroivau
  • Bau Island
  • Waicoka
  • Waikete
  • Nakorovou
  • Noco


  • Wainibokasi Hospital will experience low pressure
  • Mokani Health Centre

The interruption in supply is a result of a mechanical problem on a 250mm non-return valve of a pumping set that pumps water to the Raralevu Reservoir.

Repairs are currently in progress and are hopefully to be completed by midnight.

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

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

Supply is expected to be gradually restored from Thursday morning (14/06/18).

The Authority highly regrets any inconvenience caused to its customers.

For further enquiries, customers can call 334 6777 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.